Goodwill Industries of Arkansas Announces New Board Member

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is pleased to announce its newest board member. Jeremy Owoh of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District has been appointed to serve on its Board of Directors. For 90 years, Goodwill Industries of Arkansas has been providing career-readiness education and training, employment and support services to Arkansans. Goodwill’s Board of Directors help to set policy and formulate governance issues and procedures for the organization.

“We are excited to welcome Jeremy Owoh to Goodwill Industries of Arkansas’s board of directors. His talents and expertise in education will be extremely valuable as Goodwill continues to expand our mission of changing lives through education, training and employment,” said Brian Itzkowitz, Goodwill Industries of Arkansas President & CEO.

Jeremy Owoh is the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum/Instruction and Desegregation at the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District. He has experience as a teacher and administrator at Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special School Districts.

The 2017 Goodwill Industries of Arkansas board of directors is listed below.

Mitch Chandler, Arkansas Scholarship Lottery – Board Chair
Ted Darragh, III, Darragh Company – Vice Chair
Sarah Day, Windstream – Secretary
Douglas Jackson, Merrill Lynch – Treasurer
Bradley Walker, Catlett Law Firm – Past Chair
Brian Itzkowitz, Goodwill Industries of Arkansas – President & CEO
Chris Amsler, Commercial Mail Services, Inc.
Margaret Bates, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
William D. Gaddy, Arkansas Attorney General’s Office, Retired
Denise Luft, Methodist Family Home
Jeremy Owoh, Jacksonville North Pulaski School District
Fred M. Perkins, III, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP
Carrie Harper Smith, The Cashion Company, Inc.
Troy Wells, Baptist Health

Emeritus Directors
Ed Penick, Jr.
Fred Perkins, Roark, Perkins, Perry & Yelvington, Inc.

About Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the mission of changing lives through education, training and employment. Revenue generated through the sale of reusable donated goods at Goodwill retail stores is used to create jobs and fund these critical training programs for Arkansans. Last year, Goodwill offered 224,000 services to over 27,800 individuals in Arkansas. In addition, Goodwill helped 4,500 Arkansans attain jobs with businesses statewide. Information may also be found at GoodwillAR.org.

CONTACT:
Maricel Johns
(501) 372-5100 x1190
(501) 519-9337 cell
mjohns@goodwillar.org

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