Board of Directors

Members of the AHIM Board are appointed by the Governor of Arkansas, President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Board members are:

Mr. Greg Hatcher, Chair

Appointed by Speaker Davy Carter 

Appointment expires July, 2019

Hatcher is the founder and owner of the Hatcher Agency in Little Rock.


Mr. Brett Kirkman, Vice Chair

Appointed by President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang 

Appointment expires July, 2021

Kirkman serves as the Administrator and CEO of GastroArkansas.


Mr. Mark Meadors, Secretary/Treasurer

Appointed by Senator Jonathan Dismang 

Appointment expires July, 2023

Meadors serves as Vice-President; Employee Benefits Consultant at BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc.


Mr. Mike Castleberry

Appointed by Governor

Appointment expires N/A

Castleberry is the Vice President of Network and Business Development at HealthScope Benefits in Little Rock.


Dr. Jason Richey

Appointed by Representative Jeremy Gillam September 2017

Appointment expires September 2023

Richey is a Family Practice Physician at Cooper Clinic in Paris, Arkansas.


Ms. Sherrill wise

Appointed by Speaker Davy Carter

Appointment expires July 2021

Wise is Vice President and Treasurer of Dillard’s Inc. in Little Rock.


Mr. Randy Rogers

Appointed by President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang

Appointment expire July 2019

Rogers serves as an Account Executive of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Mr. John Womack

Appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson
Appointment expires N/A
Womack is Chairman and CEO of Arvest Bank in Central Arkansas.

Mr. Phillip Gilmore

Appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson
Appointment expires N/A
Gilmore is the CEO of Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. 

Commissioner Allen Kerr, Ex Officio
Arkansas Insurance Department

Director Cindy Gillespie, Ex-Officio
Arkansas Department of Human Services

Board Committees 

The AHIM Board has six standing committees charged with specific tasks aimed at the establishment of the state-based marketplace.

Information Technology Committee
Ms. Sherrill Wise, Chair
Mr. Greg Hatcher
Mr. John Denery

Personnel Committee
Mr. Greg Hatcher, Chair
Mr. Mr. Mike Castleberry
Mr. John Denery

Ms. Sherill Wise

Financial Management & Sustainability Committee
Mr. John Womack, Chair
Mr. Greg Hatcher
Mr. Jerry Jones
Ms. Sherrill Wise

Mr. John Denery

Outreach & Marketing Committee (Membership to be announced)
Mr. Mark Meadors, Chair

Mr. Mike Castleberry

Consumer Assistance Committee (Membership to be announced)
Mr. Brett Kirkman, Chair

Mr. Mike Castleberry

Plan Management Committee

Mr. Mike Castelberry, Chair
Mr. Greg Hatcher
Mr. Sam Vorderstrasse, Co-chair
Ms. Elisa White, Co-chair
Mr. Edward Anderson
Ms. Suzanne Bierman
Ms. Dolores Chitwood
Ms. Zane Chrisman
Mr. Jim Couch
Ms. Tina Creel
Mr. Randall Crow
Mr. Austin Gaines
Ms. Jamie Gilmore
Mr. Leo Hauser
Ms. Liz Hubbard
Mr. Cal Kellogg
Ms. Mary Leath
Mr. Bryan Meldrum
Mr. Bob Miller
Mr. Dewayne Pierce
Ms. Gloria Richard-Davis
Mr. Mike Stock
Ms. Kim Suggs
Mr. Dwane Tankersley