Government Relations

UA System Legislative Liaisons

System Representatives:

RustMelissa K. Rust
Vice President for University Relations
(501) 686-2532
(501) 680-1334

 

Rita Fleming
Associate Vice President for Finance
(501) 686-2920

Ben Beaumont
Director of Communications
(501) 686-2951
(501) 454-2779

Four-Year University Representatives:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (UAF)
Richard Hudson
Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Relations
(479) 575-7964

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS)
Elizabeth Underwood
Executive Director, Government and Community Relations
(479) 788-7008

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR)
Joni Lee
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
(501) 569-3186

KuttenkulerUniversity of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM)
Scott Kuttenkuler
Director of Advancement
(870) 460-1028

 

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB)
John Kuykendall
Director of Alumni Affairs and Government Relations
(870) 575-8499

Non-Formula Representatives:

saboArkansas Archeological Survey
George Sabo
Director
(479) 575-6375  or (479) 601-3129

 

alderdiceArkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts (ASMSA)
Corey Alderdice
Director
(501) 622-5100

 

RutherfordUniversity of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service (UACS)
Skip Rutherford
Dean
(501) 683-5200

 

May

University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute (CJI)
Cheryl P. May
Director
(501) 570-80417

 

CochranUniversity of Arkansas Division of Agriculture 
Mark Cochran
Vice President for Agriculture
(501) 686-2540

 

MillerUniversity of Arkansas Division of Agriculture 
Christina Miller

Assistant to the Vice President for Agriculture
(501) 686-2541

 

duckettUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Cherry Duckett

Director, Governmental Affairs
(501) 603-1406
(501) 351-3667

 

Two-Year College Representatives:

ColeCossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (CCCUA)
Steve Cole
Chancellor
(870) 584-4471

 

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA)
Stan Sullivant
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration 
(870) 816-1230

frazierUniversity of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB)
Deborah Frazier
Chancellor
(870) 612-2001

 

ThomasonUniversity of Arkansas Community College at Hope (UACCH)
Chris Thomason
Chancellor
(870) 722-8201

 

clarkUniversity of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM)
Mary Clark
Director of Public Relations and Marketing
(501) 977-2011
(479) 970-9004