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Keith M. Crass of Crass & Smith PA in Hot Springs will continue as chair of the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) 2001-2002 Professional Ethics Committee. Cynthia R. VanVeckhoven of Ernst & Young LLP of Little Rock and David A. Smith of Kutak Rock LLP will co-chair ASCPA's Federal Tax Institute Committee. John B. Peace of Dover & Dixon PA of Little Rock will chair ASCPA's Nominations Committee and Policy Committee. Dick Barclay of the Arkansas Department o Finance and Administration in Little Rock is ASCPA's president and will chair the Executive Committee. Jimmie L. Shannon of Baird Kurtz & Dobson CPAs in Fort Smith will chair ASCPA's Finance Committee. Linda J. Steinkraus of Schwartz & Associates CPAs in Little Rock will continue as chair of ASCPA's Strategic, Planning Committee. Cleve J. McDonald Jr. of Forsgren Inc. in Fort Smith will continue as vice Chairman of the committee. Winfred L. Rose with Jones Rose & Lawton CPAs PA of Russellville will continue as chair of ASCPA's Management of an Accounting Practice Task Force. Larry Stidman, an individual practitioner in Bismarck, will continue as co-chair of ASCPA's Young CPAs Task Force with Darla Bowman White of Bowman & Associates CPAs PA of Mountain Home. Stephen A. Leek of Leek & Associate PA in Little Rock is chair of ASCPA' Industry & Commerce Committee; Susan R. Thomas, with the Arkansas Development Finance Authority in Little Rock, is vice chair.


Tim W. Kizer has been appointed director of the Center for Management and Executive Development at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. Kizer was formerly managing director of the Walton College's Information Technology Research Center. Bob and Carolyn Evans have established the Robert P. Evans and Carolyn Simms Evans Music Scholarship in the Department of Music with a $50,000 gift to the school. The Evanses live in Shreveport, La., but are originally from Arkansas. Frank and Barbara Broyles recently donated $2:00,000 to the University Libraries at UA. Frank Broyles, the UA's athletic director, is one of four co-chairs of the school's Campaign for the 21st Century and will serve as the presiding co-chair from July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004.

Laura South of Conway has been named enrollment coordinator at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock. South previously served as an admissions counselor at Petit Jean College in Morrilton.


Tom Chivers has joined the Jonesboro Prosthetic and Orthotic Laboratory as a certified prosthetist.


Anthony Jones has been promoted: to account representative trainee in the Little Rock office of Windsor Door, a division of Magnatrax Corp. of Eufala, Ala. Jones has been with Windsor Door since 1992.


Dr. Mark S. Andersen has been promoted to medical director of Youth Home Inc. of Little Rock. Andersen had been assistant medical director since 1998. In other staff changes, Brian Carroll has been promoted to facilities director after five years with Youth Home and 20 years in the construction industry. Kelly DeStefano has been promoted to personnel director, having been with the organization since 1998.

Tom Fritsche has been added to the board of directors of Centers for Youth and Families of Little Rock. Fritsche is vice president of Regions Bank in Little Rock.

Dr. John B. and Donna Simpson of Hot Springs and Judy and David Snowden Sr. of Little Rock each received the 2001 Senator Dale Bumpers Forever Arkansas Award from the Nature Conservancy Arkansas Field Office for gifts of land that advance the protection of unique habitats. Richard H. "Dick" Upton has been named a Nature Conservancy Hero. Upton is chief financial officer of Aromatique Inc. in Heber Springs.


Stan Roberts recently joined Irwin & Saviers Co. in Little Rock as a brokerage and leasing agent specializing in downtown Little Rock properties. Roberts was formerly in real estate in Conway and in northwest Arkansas.


J. Cliff Eason has been selected as the 45th member of the University of Arkansas College of Engineering Hall of Fame. Eason is the retired president and CEO of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. of San Antonio, a subsidiary of SBC Communications Inc. of San Antonio.


Hugh McDonald, chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock, received the Citizen of the Year award from the Scottish Rite Masons of Arkansas. The Scottish Rite contributed $100,000 in McDonald's honor to the Speech, Hearing and Learning Centers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Harding University in Searcy and a number of school districts throughout the state.

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Date:Jun 11, 2001
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