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City Year Little Rock Board

Local community and business leaders work together to advance our mission to ensure public schools are places all students can thrive.

Stephanie S. Streett
Stephanie S. Streett - Co-Chair
Executive Director, Clinton Foundation

Stephanie S. Streett is executive director of the Clinton Foundation. She has served in this role since 2001 and oversees the strategy and management of the Clinton Presidential Center. The Clinton Center presents a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States William J. Clinton and provides extensive educational and cultural opportunities for visitors of all ages. She also serves as Corporate Secretary for the Clinton Foundation Board of Directors.

Streett oversees the Presidential Leadership Scholars program on behalf of the Clinton Foundation. This first of its kind leadership development program produces bold and principled leaders committed to solving our world’s most pressing challenges through a unique collaboration between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon Baines Johnson.

In addition to her extensive career in the nonprofit sector, Streett also has considerable government experience. Prior to joining the Clinton Foundation, she served in the Clinton Administration for eight years on the White House staff, first as Special Assistant to the President, then Deputy Assistant to the President, and finally as Assistant to the President and Director of Scheduling. Previously, Streett worked on Capitol Hill as a staff member for the United States Senate Committee on the Budget.

Currently, Streett is a member of the Board of Advisors for City Year Little Rock, a member of the International Women’s Forum Arkansas and the Rotary Club of Little Rock, where she was named a Paul Harris Fellow. She previously served as President of the University of Arkansas Alumni Association National Board of Directors. Streett received the 2015 Sandra Wilson Cherry Award, the 2018 City Year Little Rock Lifetime of Service Award, and the 2019 University of Arkansas Alumni Association Community Service Award.

Streett earned her B.S. in Political Science from the University of Arkansas. She and her husband Don Erbach are the proud parents of three daughters.

Mica Strother
Mica Strother, Co-Chair
Development Director, Razorback Foundation

Kirk Bradshaw
Kirk M. Bradshaw
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments

Jody Carreiro
Actuary, Osborn, Carreiro, & Associates

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Catherine Grunden
Principal, Wesley K. Clark & Associates

Scott Hamilton
CEO, Urban League of Arkansas

Marc Heflin
Marc Heflin
Co-Owner, Legacy Termite and Pest Control

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Corey Jennings
Partner, BKD CPAs & Advisors

Amanda Nipper
Director of Culture, Talent, and Performance, Arkansas Children's Hospital City Year Little Rock Alum '06, '07

Amanda R. Nipper currently serves as the Director of Culture, Talent, and Performance for Arkansas Children’s, Inc. Since 2018, she has led a team of Organizational Development and Learning Professionals that oversee Employee Engagement, Leadership and Professional Development, and Talent Management from New Hire Orientation to Succession Planning.

Prior to joining the team at Arkansas Children’s, she worked in various capacities for the Delta Regional Authority, and independent federal agency, from 2010 to 2017. Her most loved role included four years as Director of the Delta Leadership Institute, thinking strategically with three partner universities and Delta Regional Authority leadership to execute a comprehensive training and certification experience for 50 leaders representing the eight states that make up the Delta region. Amanda’s passion for public service and professional development was first inspired through her experience as a full-time Corps Member and Senior Corps Member with City Year Little Rock—an AmeriCorps Program from 2005 to 2007, where she focused on 1:1 literacy tutoring for kindergartners at Chicot Elementary and later driving civic engagement for the CYLR AmeriCorps Members and the Central Arkansas community.

An Arkansas native, Amanda grew up in Little Rock and was a 1999 graduate of Little Rock Central High School. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Arkansas and completed her master’s degree in Public Service from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service in 2021.

Amanda also currently serves her community as the immediate past Chair of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism and is a Past President of the Junior League of Little Rock. She and her husband, Stephan “Brother” Nipper, live in Little Rock with their daughter Ruby Fontaine and are active members of Second Presbyterian Church.

Madhav Shroff
Associate, Mitchell Williams City Year Little Rock Alum

Jay Barth
Director, William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum

Jay Barth is Director of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum. A native of Arkansas, Dr. Barth gained his Ph.D. in political science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and B.A. from Hendrix College.

From the start of 2020 until his arrival at the Clinton Library, Barth was Chief Education Officer for the City of Little Rock coordinating the City’s work to support education from birth through higher education in Little Rock. Barth is also the M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Emeritus Professor of Politics at Hendrix College where he taught for 26 years. In 2007, Barth was named Arkansas Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), in 2014 was named winner of the Southern Political Science Association’s Diane Blair Award for Outstanding Achievement in Politics and Government, in 2018 received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Arkansas Political Science Association, and gained the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of State Boards of Education. In 2000-01, Barth received the Steiger Congressional Fellowship from the American Political Science Association and served on the staff of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone (MN) working on education and civil rights policy.

From 2012 to 2019, Barth was a member of the Arkansas State Board of Education chairing that body for two years. He also holds and has held a number of leadership roles in national, state, and local nonprofit organizations.

Mike Ramirez
VP, Business Banker II, Arvest

Mike is an experienced Bilingual Banker & Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the financial industry field. Skilled in Retail Banking, Nonprofit organizations and strong community engagement, Mike has developed and implemented policy changes that helped underbanked and non-banked individuals obtain access to services provided at financial institutions, including building wealth through home ownership and entrepreneurship. Mike is passionate about bringing financial inclusion to low-moderate income and disadvantaged households and prides himself as a community advocate and change maker.

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Chante' Moy
PHSO Lead Management Engineer, Baptist Health

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Marvin Burton
Principal, Metropolitan High School, Little Rock School District

Sara Logan
Retired Teacher and Administrator in the NLRSD

Sara Logan graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career in the North Little Rock School District. She taught both kindergarten and first grade. Sara completed her Master’s Degree in Elementary Counseling from the University of Central Arkansas and became an elementary counselor in the North Little Rock School District. After eleven years as an elementary counselor, Sara completed a Specialist’s Degree in Educational Administration and became an Assistant Principal. She then moved into the role of Elementary Principal at Lakewood Elementary School. Sara was the Principal at Lakewood Elementary School for fourteen years. In June, 2022, after 34 years in the NLRSD, she decided to retire.

Before and after retirement, Sara has invested countless hours positively influencing her young students. She has worked closely with parents and mentored teachers throughout her career. She believes it is very important to educate the whole child: academically, socially, and emotionally. She was willing to go the extra mile for all of her students and their families.

When not changing the lives of children, Sara likes to spend time with her family and friends. Her hobbies are reading, traveling, and being on the lake or at the beach.

Sara is married to Chris Logan, property manager with Crye-Leike. She has a bonus son, Connor Logan, who is in his third year of medical school at UAMS.

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Raymond Long
Corporate Giving Program Officer, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Retired General Wesley K. Clark
Founding Board Chair

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