Professional Advisory Board
Mr. Harold D. Beaver, P.E.
District Engineer, Retired, Arkansas Department of Transportation
Mr. Scott Bennett, P.E.
Vice President/Transportation Marketing Director, Volkert Inc.
Mr. Jack E. Buffington, P.E., RADM, USN (Ret.)
Director, Retired, Mack Blackwell Transportation Center
Ms. Cassandra Caldwell
Executive Director, Arkansas Waterways Commission
Ms. Caren Kraska
President and Chairman, Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Mr. Dan Flowers, P.E.
Director, Retired, Arkansas Department of Transportation
Ms. Ann Gilbert
Executive Director, Arkansas Transit Association
Mr. Gary W. Hunt
Vice President, Retired, ABF Freight System, Inc.
Mr. Michael (Mike) R. Johnson, P.E., RADM, CEC, USN (Ret.)
Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, University of Arkansas
Mr. Chad Johnston
Protective Security Advisor-Arkansas, Region VI,
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Dr. Kenneth Ned Mitchell
Research Civil Engineer, USACE Research and Development Center
Ms. Shannon Samples Newton
President, Arkansas Trucking Association
Dr. Craig Philip
Civil Engineering Professor and VECTOR Director, Vanderbilt University
Mr. Michael J. Right
Vice President of Public Affairs, American Automobile Association
Dr. Matthew Smith, P.E.
Research Civil Engineer at US Army Corps of Engineers
Dr. Melissa S. Tooley, P.E.
Director of External Initiatives, Texas A&M Transportation Institute