Lead Agency

Pamela (Pam) Willrodt

PhD, Lead
Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI)
2801 South University Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72204-1009
501-569-8221 Office 520-312-7460 Mobile

Coordinating Agencies

Michael Strickland

AR State Library
900 West Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-1049
501-682-2053 501-682-2053

Ron White

Labor Market Information
AR Dept of Workforce Services
P.O. Box 2981
Little Rock, AR 72203-2981
501-682-3121 501-682-3186

Local Affiliates

Planning and Development Districts/ Economic Development Districts

Jan Smith

Director
White River PDD
P.O. Box 2396
Batesville, AR 72501
870-793-5233 870-793-4036 Fax

Melissa Rivers

Director
East AR PDD
P.O. Box 1403
Jonesboro, AR 72401
870-932-3957 870-932-0135 Fax

Sasha Grist

Director
Western AR PDD
P.O. Box 2067
Fort Smith, AR 72902
479-785-2651 479-785-1964 Fax

Rodney Larsen

Director
Central AR PDD
P.O. Box 300
Lonoke, AR 72086-0300
501-676-2721 501-676-5020 Fax

Joe Willis

Director
Northwest AR EDD
P.O. Box 190
Harrison, AR 72602-0190
870-741-5404 870-741-1905 Fax

Renee Dycus

Director
Southwest AR PDD
P.O. Box 767
Magnolia, AR 71754-0767
870-234-4030 870-234-0135 Fax

Dwayne Pratt

Director
West Central AR PDD
P.O. Box 6409
Hot Springs, AR 71902
501-525-7577 501-525-7677 Fax

Patrecia Hargrove

Director
Southeast AR EDD
P.O. Box 6806
Pine Bluff, AR 71611
870-536-1971 870-536-7718 Fax

Regional Planning and Economic Districts

Tab Townsell

Metroplan
501 West Markham, Suite B
Little Rock, AR 72201-1409
501-372-3300 501-372-8060

Jeff Hawkins

Director
NW AR Regional Planning Commission
1311 Clayton St.
Springdale, AR 72762
479-751-7125 479-751-7150

Larry Reynolds

Director
Southeast AR Regional Planning Commission
1300 Ohio St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
870-534-4247 870-534-1555

Chris Brown

Ark-Tex Council of Government
4808 Elizabeth St.
Texarkana, TX 75503
903-832-3441 903-832-2672