Nonprofit Association Welcomes Dr. Marian Evans-Lee to Board of Directors

November 5, 2012, Little Rock – Arkansas Coalition for Excellence (ACE), the state’s association for nonprofits, announces the appointment of Dr. Marian Evans-Lee (Pine Bluff) to its seventeen-member Board of Directors.

Dr. Evans-Lee is the Program Coordinator for the Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff™ (UAPB).  Dr. Evans-Lee’s background consists of over 10 years of experience in program planning and development, capacity building and program.  In 2002, Dr. Evans-Lee completed a Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, and completed her Doctor of Public Health degree in Public Health Leadership from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.

Other Board Members include: Diane LaFollette, Board Chair (Little Rock); Daniel L. Herrington, Vice Chair (Little Rock); Jacob Wells, Treasurer (Little Rock); Debbie Watts, Secretary (El Dorado); Maxie Carpenter (Rogers); Erika Krennerich Chudy, (Jonesboro); Jamie Collins (Paragould); Jody Dilday, (Fayetteville); Andra Dillard (Little Rock); Sarah Gentry (Little Rock); Marianne Layne (Hot Springs); Kelly Hunt Lyon, (Conway); W. Taylor Marshall (Little Rock); Gina Moran (Little Rock); Dr. Amy H. Pitchford (Conway); and Cynthia VanWinkle (Little Rock). Click here to read full bios.

For questions, please contact Stephanie F. Meincke, Executive Director, at or by phone at (501) 375-1223. For more information, visit the ACE website at

ACE is the state’s association for nonprofits and a member of the National Council of Nonprofits.

ACE’s mission is to strengthen Arkansas’ nonprofit sector by championing excellence in governance, management, and programs; promoting the highest standards of financial integrity and stewardship; building the capacity of 501(c)(3) organizations to serve the people of Arkansas; achieving superior performance in the nonprofit sector; and improving the quality of life for all Arkansans served by Arkansas nonprofit organizations.


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