Contact Us

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

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EAST Staff

Matt Dozier

President/Chief Executive Officer

Mary Forst

Chief Financial Officer

Jessica Dunham

Events Manager

Tami Baker

Executive Coordinator to the President/CEO

Phaedra Cowan

Student Training Coordinator

Doug Gusewelle

Manager of Technical Services

Eric Holt

Internet Services Manager

Jerry Prince

Senior Director of Program Services

Melanie Ridlon

Senior Director of Operations

James Hopper

Development Coordinator

Adam Crider


Toni Cook

Purchasing and Inventory Manager

Lani Jennings-Hall

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Rinda Hall

Program Coordinator for Site Support

Alicia Humbard

Program Coordinator for Phase Training

Amy Bell

Program Coordinator for Education Unleashed

Reuben Canada

Director of Information Technology

Aaron David

Technical Support Group Member

Fred Rickert

Program Coordinator

Whitney Croy



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