Board of Education

President

President

Daniel Gray was born and raised in Jacksonville and is a third generation realtor. He is a product of JNPSD schools and received his Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate from the University of Arkansas. He is currently the principal broker and co-owner of Re/MAX Homefinders. Daniel and his wife Amy have two school aged children who proudly attend Jacksonville North Pulaski schools.

Email: dgray@jnpsd.org

VP

Vice President - Zone 2

Ava Coleman was born and raised in Jacksonville and a proud graduate of Jacksonville High School. She is married and a mother of three children who attend Jacksonville North Pulaski schools. Ava holds a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Studies with an emphasis in Community Outreach as well as a Master's Degree in Human and Social Services from Arkansas Tech University.

Email: acoleman@jnpsd.org

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Secretary - Zone 3

Jim Moore retired from the United States Air Force and now resides in Jacksonville with his wife, Ivis. Jim holds a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources and Social Psychology from Park University. He is President of Stonewall Homeowners Association and is Chairman of the Jacksonville Planning Commission. He has two children and three grandchildren.

Email: jmoore@jnpsd.org

Dena

Disbursement Officer - Zone 5

Dena Brockway is a long time resident of Jacksonville and a graduate of North Pulaski High School. She is married with two sons, one of which was in the first graduating class of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District. Dena is an insurance agent and an active member of the Sertoma Club.

Email: dtoney@jnpsd.org

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At Large Position

Ronald McDaniel was born and raised in Crossett, Arkansas now residing in Jacksonville with his wife, Shirley. He joined the United States Air Force in 1972. All three of Ronald's children graduated from Pulaski County Special School District schools. He has a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts with emphasis in Business and a Master's Degree in Operation Management. Ronald retired from the United States Air Force at the Rank of Colonel, as the Commander of the 189th Maintenance Group, Little Rock Air Force Base.

Email: Ronald.mcdaniel1952@gmail.com

Martin

Zone 1

Lauren Martin was born and raised in Jacksonville. She is a third generation florist at Double R Florist in Jacksonville. She is the Marketing Manager, Buyer, and Lead Sales Representative. She is married with two children who attend Jacksonville North Pulaski schools. Her husband is a Lieutenant of the Jacksonville Fire Department. Lauren earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing from the University of Central Arkansas. Lauren is an active community member serving on the Chamber of Commerce Board since 2019, Parks and Recreation Commissioner since 2018, and has served on the PTO Board since 2016.

Email: lmartin@jnpsd.org

walker

Zone 4

Laura Walker is a native of Jacksonville and graduated from Jacksonville High School. Laura and her Husband, Allen, own a local business and enjoy spending time with their four children. Laura has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Laura is currently serving on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Jacksonville Parks Commission.

Email: lwalker@jnpsd.org

Col

Ex-Officio

Colonel Bernard C. Smith is the Group Commander of the 19th Mission Support Group, 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. He leads 1,800 military and civilian personnel in six squadrons, directs operations for AAFES/DECA activities for 5,500 military families, and 57,000 retirees.