Natural Resources

Efficiently and responsibly managing and protecting our water and land resources for the sustainability, health, safety, and economic benefit of the State of Arkansas

Employee Directory

Natural Resources Division Organizational Chart

Administrative Section

Chris Colclasure
501 682-3961
Email Chris Colclasure
Christina Raatz
Administrative Analyst
(501) 682-3986
Email Christina Raatz
Deputy Director
501 682-3962
Chris Kelley
GIS Analyst
501 682-3976
Email Chris Kelley
Robert Claxton
Computer Support Coordinator
501 682-4963
Email Robert Claxton
Gaylon Stanfield
Computer Support Specialist
501 682-3988
Email Gaylon Stanfield
Katie Mann
Ecologist Coordinator
501 682-3979
Email Katie Mann

Conservation Section

Megan Perkins
Conservation Program Coordinator
501 682- 3968
Email Megan Perkins
Jack Clark
Land Resource Specialist
479 871-6135
Email Jack Clark
Tim Hockenberry
Land Resource Specialist
479 871-6136
Email Tim Hockenberry
Monica Hancock
Environmental Program Coordinator
479 250-7444
Email Monica Hancock
Bob Fowler
Environmental Program Coordinator
Email Bob Fowler
Mary Elizabeth Lea
Agricultural Program Manager
(501) 682-3953
Email Mary Elizabeth Lea
Nick Richardson
Environmental Program Coordinator
501 231-0458
Email Nicholas Richardson
Land Resource Specialist
501 804-2135

Water Resources Development Section

Debby Dickson
Water Development Section Manager
501 682-0548
Email Debra Dickson
Jessica Jones
Program Coordinator
501 682-3905
Email: Jessica Jones
Matthew J. Brooks, P.E.
Engineer Supervisor
501 682-3934
Email Matthew J. Brooks, P.E.
501 682-3974
Randolph Polk
501 682-3973
Email Randolph Polk
Shelly Ballard
Rural Const Grant/Financial Officer
501 682-3925
Email Shelly Ballard
Dewania Coleman-Jones
Program Fiscal Manager
501 682-3926
Email Dewania Coleman-Jones
Millee Craven
Project Administrator
501 682-0552
Email Mildred Craven
Keith Sanders
Program Coordinator
501 682-0554
Email Keith Sanders
Rural Const Grant/Financial Officer
501 682-3086
Rural Const Grant/Financial Officer
501 682-3978
Melvin Fisher
Rural Const Grant/Financial Officer
501 682-6948
Email Melvin Fisher
Rural Const Grant/Financial Officer
501 682-0555
Zach Smith
Rural Const Grant/Financial Officer
501 682-0545
Email Zach Smith
Josh Burns
501 682-3916
Email Josh Burns

Emily Richards Tarvin
Administrative Assistant III
501 683-0109
Email Emily Tarvin

Chris James
SRF Accounting Program Coordinator
501 682-3921
Email Chris James

Leah Johannes
Program Fiscal Manager
501 682-0549
Email Leah Johannes
Bob Hunt
Finance Program Coordinator
Email Bob Hunt

501 682-3949

Amy Theriac  
Program Outreach Coordinator
501 682-0547
Email: Amy Theriac

Water Resources Management Section

Water Resources Division Manager
501 682-3962

WMD - Dam Safety/Floodplain Section

Whit Montague, PE, CFM
Engineer Supervisor
501 682-3969
Email Whit Montague
Toni Brown
Training Coordinator
Email Toni Brown
Benjamin Hunter
501 682-5219
Email Benjamin Hunter
Mike Harris
Flood Mitigation Assistance Coordinator
501 682-3907
Email Mike Harris
Chris Rice
Grants Analyst
501 683-1994
Email Chris Rice

Shawn Jackson
State NFIP Coordinator
501 682-3959
Email Shawn Jackson
Erin Miller
Floodplain Compliance Coordinator
501 682-3958
Email Erin Miller

Debby Davis
Administrative Assistant
501 682-3830
Email Debby Davis

WMD - Groundwater Protection/Management Section

Blake Forrest
Geology Supervisor
501 682-3904
Email Blake Forrest
Jacob Harvey
Construction Inspector
501 682-3937
Email Jacob Harvey
Jackie Broach
Administrative Analyst
501 682-3900
Email Jackie Broach
Christy Steward
Environmental Program Coordinator
501 682-1697
Email Christy Steward
Myles Morton
Engineer Technician
501 682-3924
Email Miles Morton
Corbin Cannon
Professional Geologist
501 682-3983
Email Corbin Cannon
Hayleigh Varnell
501 682-3966
Email Hayleigh Varnell

WMD - Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Section

Tate Wentz
Water Quality Section Manager
501 682-3914
Email Tate Wentz
Allen Brown
Environmental Program Coordinator
501 682-3902
Email Allen Brown
Jennifer Williams
Cost Share Program Coordinator
501 682-3956
Email Jennifer Williams
Kevin McGaughey
Program Coordinator
501 682-3908
Email Kevin McGaughey
Sarah Weems
Agri Program Specialist
501 682-3917
Email Sarah Weems

Sue Filat-Alami
Riparian Tax Credit Coordinator
501 682-3909
Email Sue Filat-Alami
Administrative Specialist III
501 682-3985

WMD - State Water Planning Section

Jay Whisker, PE, CFM
Engineer Supervisor
501 682-3980
Email Jay Whisker
Josh Burns
State Water Compliance Engineer
501 682-3916
Email Josh Burns
Program Coordinator
Darla Brooks
Audit Coordinator
501 682-3977
Email Darla Brooks