Clinton School names Ana Hart of Tyson Foods to National Advisory Board

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has named its National Advisory Board, which includes representatives of government, business and nonprofit organizations.

“The National Advisory Board for the Clinton School represents a good cross-section of American public service involvement,” said Clinton School Dean David Pryor. “We are honored this outstanding group of Americans would be willing to commit their valuable time and expertise in helping to chart the future course for our school.” Board members are:

– Ana Hart of Springdale, Ark. – named Woman of the Year by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), multicultural community relations manager for Tyson Foods

– Bob Nash of Chicago – vice chairman of ShoreBank Corp. in Chicago, assistant to the president and director of presidential personnel under President Clinton, former under secretary of agriculture for Small Community and Rural Development; and former vice president of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.

– James Hunt of Raleigh, N.C. – former governor of North Carolina

– Shelia Foster Anthony of Hendersonville, N.C. – former assistant attorney general for legislative affairs and former member of the Federal Trade Commission

– David Lambert of Washington D.C. – alternate permanent representative and foreign agricultural service counselor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome, former senior vice president for public affairs for the New York Stock Exchange, and former legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright

– Catherine Bertini of Syracuse, N.Y. – professor of Practice in Public

– Administration at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and former under

– secretary general for management at the U.N. under President George H.W. Bush

– David Kessler of San Francisco, Calif. – professor and dean at the School of Medicine at the University of California in San Francisco and former Food and Drug Administration administrator

– Randy Wilbourn of Little Rock – Alltel senior vice president of corporate communications

– Eli Segal of Boston, Mass. – first chief executive officer of the Corporation for National Service, AmeriCorps founder, and founding CEO of City Year

– Sam Nunn of Atlanta, Ga. – co-chairman and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), former U.S. senator from Georgia, distinguished professor of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech, and chairman of the board of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

– Anita Arnold of Texarkana, Texas – vice president of Truman Arnold Companies and member of the Century Bank board of directors

– Thurgood Marshall Jr. of Washington, D.C. – cabinet secretary to President Clinton, director of legislative affairs and deputy counsel to Vice President Gore, and former chair of the American Bar Association Election Law Committee

– Samuel Heyman of New York – founder of the Partnership for Public Service, assistant attorney general under Robert Kennedy, founder of the Heyman Fellowship Program at Harvard Law School, and member of the Board of Visitors at the Terry Sanford Institute at Duke University

– Richard Fenno of Rochester, N.Y. – William R. Kenan professor emeritus of political science and distinguished university professor emeritus at the University of Rochester, past president of the American Political Science Association, and author of 14 books on American government and politics

– Mary Steenburgen of Little Rock – Academy Award-winning actress

– Jo Luck of Little Rock – president and CEO of Heifer International

– Graham Allison of Cambridge, Mass. – director of Harvard’s Center for Science

– and International Affairs, inaugural dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard

– Carolyn Casey of Stratham, N.H. – senior director of External Relations at The Timberland Company

– J. French Hill of Little Rock – founder, chairman and CEO of Delta Trust & Banking Corp., special assistant to the president and executive secretary to the President’s Economic Policy Council in the George H.W. Bush administration.

The board includes two student representatives:

– Erika Hall, 28, of Ledyard, Conn. – a Trinity College graduate and former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer who manages a Connecticut business

– Scott M. Curran, 28, of Chicago – a corporate lawyer who has worked with youth drug prevention and serves as pro bono legal counsel to several nonprofit and charitable organizations.

The Clinton School of Public Service is a component of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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