Board of Trustees

Southeast Arkansas College is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees appointed by the Governor of Arkansas. Each member serves a seven-year term and resides within the Southeast Arkansas service area: Jefferson, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Grant, and Lincoln counties.

The board, a policy-making body, holds a minimum of four regular meetings each year and usually conducts bi-monthly meeting.  For additional information about the board, contact Mrs. Wanda Grimmett, Executive Assistant to the President, at (870) 543-5907.

Current members and officers of the Southeast Arkansas College Board of Trustees are as follows:


Ms. Rebecca Pittillo, Chair                                                                    
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Appointed 9/9/2013
Re-appointed 7/1/2017
Term Expires 7/1/2024             

Shauwn Howell, Vice Chair
City of Pine Bluff Fire Dept.                                                   
Appointed 9/9/2019
Term Expires 7/1/2026

Dr. Renice Davis, Secretary                                                                              
Liberty Utilities                                                                        
Appointed 1/27/2022
Term Expires 7/1/2027            

Mr. Marc Oudin                                                                                
Agents Mutual Insurance Company                                                                           
Appointed 9/9/2013
Re-appointed 7/1/2016
Term Expires 7/1/2023

Mr. Kenneth Johnson                                                                                  
Pine Bluff Waste Water                                                                          
Appointed 10/9/2014
Re-appointed 7/1/2018 

Term Expires 7/1/2025

Ms. Donna Dial                                                                                 
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Appointed 1/27/2022
Term Expires 7/1/2028

Mr. Rob Cheatwood
Amsco Corporation                                                                             
Appointed 8/10/2015        
Term Expires 7/1/2022   


SEARK College Board of Trustees Bylaws