Mr. Bill Stovall, Executive Director Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges
Bill H. Stovall, III has many years of experience in the Arkansas legislature, working in the Capitol in many different capacities. He served his final term in the Arkansas House of Representatives as Speaker of the House of the 85th General Assembly concluding in 2006. Prior to his election to the House of Representatives in 2001, he served eight years on the Cleburne County Quorum Court, the governing authority of county government in Arkansas. Bill also has experience as a small business owner.
Arkansas is a term-limited state therefore, upon completing his service in the Arkansas House of Representatives, Bill was hired as special assistant and director of Constituency Services to former Speaker Benny Petrus. From 2008 until 2013 he served as Chief of Staff/Chief Operations Officer for several Speakers including, most recently, Speaker Davy Carter, the first Republican Speaker in Arkansas since 1874.
Bill is a graduate of Pulaski Technical College and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He also earned his Masters of Art in Liberal Studies degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Bill is married to Jeanne, and he has two sons, Tyler age 21 and Hayden age 15.
The Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC) is a private, non-profit higher education membership organization serving the educational needs of two-year college students and the business/industry needs of the state. AATYC represents all twenty two (22) public two-year colleges in Arkansas. The Association facilitates the sharing of ideas, resources and opportunities among its members, and advocates on behalf of members’ students.
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Leadership & Staff Development
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 15:34
AATYC Leadership Institute The goal of the AATYC Leadership Institute is to identify, develop, prepare and advance leaders from within Arkansas two-year colleges. Through an experience-based model, participants develop general leadership skills and executive leadership skills related to academics, finance and student affairs. Approximately 24 to 30 participants from two-year colleges across Arkansas participate each year.
AATYC Annual Conference Nearly 800 two-year college faculty, staff and administrators attend the AATYC conference each year. The conference is an opportunity for two-year college employees to present to their peers on topics such as student success initiatives, use of technology in the classroom and workforce development. In addition, outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni are nominated by colleges and honored each year.
AATYC conference attendees networking in the exhibit hall
AATYC Board of Directors The AATYC Board of Directors is made up faculty, classified staff, administrators and trustees from two-year colleges across the state. They are elected by their peers each year at the annual conference, and their primary responsibility is planning the annual conference.
2014 Board of Directors
Blake Robertson, President, College of the Ouachitas Jason Poole, President-Elect, Pulaski Technical College Jennifer Parks, Past President, South Arkansas Community College
Trustee Division: John Suskie, Chair, Pulaski Technical College
Classified Staff Division: Jane Yamauchi, Chair, National Park Community College LaTonya Starks, Chair-Elect, Phillips Community College of the UA Janice Harvey, Vice Chair, Black River Technical College
Faculty Division: Mary Field, Chair, Mid-South Community College Laura Riddle, Chair-Elect, Cossatot Community College of the UA Eddie Dry, Vice Chair, Arkansas State University Mountain Home
Administrative/Professional Division: Tammy Young, Chair, Rich Mountain Community College Maria Parker, Chair-Elect, Cossatot Community College of the UA Dennis Rittle, Vice Chair, Ozarka College
For more information on AATYC leadership and staff development opportunities, please contact: