Contact Us

6215 Ranch Drive   |   Little Rock, Arkansas 72223
Main Ph 501.371.5016   |   Fax 501.371.5030

For general inquiries about the EAST Initiative:

For website related inquiries or comments:

For EAST news and communications inquiries:

For EAST programs needing technical support:

For EAST programs needing information regarding pedagogical or student technical training:


EAST Staff

Matt Dozier

President/Chief Executive Officer

Mary Forst

Chief Financial Officer

Jessica Dunham

Event Coordinator

Tami Baker

Program Coordinator

Marisa Damm

Lead of Technical Support Group

Phaedra Hawkins

Training & Growth Coordinator

Lisa Cook

Program Coordinator

Linsey Horton

Administrative Assistant

Doug Gusewelle

Technical Resource Specialist

Dondi Jackson

Senior Director of Curricular Integration

Eric Holt

Internet Services Manager

Jerry Prince

Senior Director of Program Services

Lori Andrews

EAST Core Coordinator

Cody Jones

Staff Accountant

Erica Riley

Program Coordinator

Melanie Ridlon

Senior Director of Operations

Tim Stephenson

Special Liaison for Program Support

Tim Van Dusen

Network Manager

James Hopper

STEM Coordinator

Blake Welch

Communications Coordinator

Adam Crider

Technical Support Group Member

Jordan Washburn

Technical Support Group Member


Welcome, Guest