Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Dean, Williamson and Chambers to the Arkansas Board of Education

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Charisse Dean, Brett Williamson and Susan Chambers to serve on the Arkansas Board of Education.

Member Name: Charisse Dean
Expiration Date: 6/30/22
City – District: Little Rock, 2
Qualification: 2nd Congressional District
Replaced: Samuel Ledbetter

Charisse Dean has served on the Governor’s Council for Common Core Review. She has four children in the Little Rock School District (Mabelvale Middle School, Parkview High School, and Williams Traditional Magnet School) and has served on the Family Council Action Committee. Dean is currently the project coordinator for the Family Council and lives in Little Rock.

Member Name: Brett Williamson
Expiration Date: 6/30/22
City – District: El Dorado, 4
Qualification: 4th Congressional District
Replaced: Alice Mahony

Brett Williamson currently serves on The Murphy Foundation Board, which provides scholarships for colleges, universities and trade schools to students in El Dorado and Union County. He has three children – two in college and one in the El Dorado School District. He is part of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Union County, El Dorado Fifty for the Future and El Dorado Works. Williamson is currently the general manager for Murphy Offices, LLC and lives in El Dorado.

Member Name: Susan Chambers
Expiration Date: 6/30/21
City – District: Fayetteville, 3
Qualification: 3rd Congressional District
Replaced: Kim Davis

Susan Chambers, who will be replacing Mr. Kim Davis, who announced his resignation at the last Board of Education meeting, has served on the board for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and William Jewel College. She has been named Fortune Magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business,” Forbes Magazine’s “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in Business” and Fortune Magazine’s “Top Ten Chief Human Resource Officer’s (CHRO).” Chambers is currently the Executive Vice President of Global People, CHRO for Walmart, a position that extends past the traditional role of human resources and allows her to work on education and workforce issues, as they seek to attract and train 21st century employees. Chambers lives in Bella Vista.

Previous Post
Three Schools Selected to Receive School Improvement Funds
Next Post
School Choice: Blytheville