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Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging

The purpose of the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging (GACA) is to advise the Governor and the Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Services about the needs of older Arkansans and the programs that serve them. The GACA is administered by the Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services, Department of Human Services. Any citizen with suggestions or issues of concern related to senior Arkansans, may contact the GACA member who represents his or her area, or write to the Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services, PO Box 1437, Slot S530, Little Rock AR 72203-1437. Telephone: (501) 682-2441.

GACA is governed by a set of by-laws established by council members. The Governor appoints members. Meetings are held quarterly in Little Rock. Arkansans interested in membership opportunities may contact the Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services. Due to upcoming elections, the following contact information for council members will be updated.

Members of the Council

Sharyn Ahlstrom
600 Highway 11 North
Magnolia, AR 71753
Columbia County, Region 7
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Phillip McBee
307 Steve Drive 
Pine Bluff, AR  71603
Jefferson County, Region 4
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Betty Bradshaw
6203 Mayfield Dirve
Pine Bluff, AR  71601
Jefferson County, Region 4
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Leslie Nalley
8 Carpintero Lane
Hot Springs Village, AR  71909
Perry County, Region 6
Term Expires January 14, 2019
William Bryant
1836 Bruce
Conway, AR  72034
Faulkner County, Region 5
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Raymond Phillips
317 Mountain Edge
Van Buren, AR 72956
Crawford County
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Amy Culver
4503 Chapman Avenue
Springdale, AR 72762
Washington County
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Dr. Jennifer Vincenzo
1706 NW Mystic Avenue
Bentonville, AR  72956
Benton County
Term Expires August 24, 2022
James Floyd
61 Bluff Road
Hardy,  AR 72542
Sharp County
Term Expires January 14, 2020
William Vines
5411 Yantis Lane
Fort Smith AR 72903
Sebastian County
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Marilyn Hicks
1091 Highway 272
Waldron, AR 72958
Scott County, Region 8
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Cassandra Hill
601 West Ford
Osceola, AR  72370
Mississippi County, Region 1
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Mark White, Deputy Director
Division of Aging, Adult & Behavioral Health Services
P.O. Box 1437, S530
Little Rock, AR  72203
 
Matthew Hodges
1801 Killough Road N
Wynne, AR  72396
Cross County
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Ronda Gilbert-Hines, Program Administrator
Division of Aging, Adult & Behavioral Health Services
P.O. Box 1437, S530
Little Rock, AR  72203
 
Dr. Brian Jones
105 Timber Hills Drive
El Dorado, AR 71730
Union County
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Doris Clinkscale, OAA Representative
Division of Aging, Adult & Behavioral Health Services
P.O. Box 1437, S530
Little Rock, AR  72203
Mr. Vernon Maupin
811 King Street
Malvern, AR  72104
Hot Spring County
Term Expires August 24, 2022
Jack Hopkins, Governor's Liaison
State Capitol, Room 120
Little Rock AR 72203
Office of the Governor
 
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas Department
of Human Services
(501) 682-1001

TTY: 1-800-285-1131 or dial 711 for Arkansas Relay Service

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