During the last quarterly board meeting of the Arkansas Craft School, held Friday, January 10, 2014, Gin Brown was elected as the new President of the Board of Directors. Gin replaces, Dr. Mike DeLong, who has served as president since November 2010, and is currently Provost/Executive Vice President at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock.
Gin Brown recently retired from her position as Campus Coordinator of Ozarka College, Mountain View. She has been a prominent leader in the community of Mountain View, and in the state of Arkansas, having served as both Secretary and Treasurer of the Arkansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions, President of the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce, a board member of Stone County Youth Leadership, a board member of the Ozarka College Foundation, and as a member of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Family and Consumer Science Advisory Committee.
Visit the Arkansas Craft School’s website, www.arkansascraftschool.org for more information on upcoming classes, as well as registration forms and scholarship applications. Students may also sign up for classes by calling Terri Van Orman at (870) 269-8397. TheArkansas Craft School, located in Mountain View, Arkansas is dedicated to the education of aspiring and practicing craft artisans for success in the Creative Economy. The Craft School partners with Ozarka College and Pulaski Technical College, who offer Continuing Education credits for all Craft School courses. Support for the Arkansas Craft School is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment of the Arts.