Contact Us

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

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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

Events Manager

Tami Baker

Program Coordinator

Marisa Damm

Lead of Technical Support Group

Phaedra Hawkins

Student Training Coordinator

Lisa Cook

Professional Development Coordinator

Doug Gusewelle

Technical Resource Specialist

Eric Holt

Internet Services Manager

Jerry Prince

Senior Director of Program Services

Lori Canada

Program Coordinator

Cody Jones

Staff Accountant

Melanie Ridlon

Senior Director of Operations

Tim Stephenson

Program Coordinator

Tim Van Dusen

Network Manager

James Hopper

Development Coordinator

Adam Crider


Dave Lewis


Toni Cook

Purchasing Coordinator

Spencer Watson

Communications Manager

Lani Jennings

Office Coordinator

Samuel Byrd

Technical Support Group Member

Beth Hicks

Program Coordinator

Rinda Hall

Program Coordinator


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