LEADERSHIP

United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas’s leadership staff works hard every day to ensure that our service recipients live a life without limits. We are a dedicated group committed to providing compassionate care to those with physical and mental disabilities.

Paula RaderPresident & CEO
Tricia VangilderVice-President & CFO
Annette JohnsonAchieve Director
Amber CarterNLR Adult Day Center Coordinator
Blakeley NolteTherapy Director
Calli TurnerDirector of Development
Jennifer PatrickLR Adult Center Coordinator
Christie HowardProgram Administrator
Craig ReinhardtTechnology Director
Joe MeazleBehavior Supports Coordinator
Jessica WalkerDirector of Quality Assurance
Sheila CalhounButterfly Learning Center Director
Brian CiaGone for Good Deconstruction Director
Ricky KingUltra Cartridge Products Director
Louis DillardDirector of Plant Operations
Chris BlissCLA Director
Rokina GibsonWaiver Director
Melissa BoswellHuman Resource Director
“WE ARE HERE TO HELP ARKANSANS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES DREAM, LEARN, DO AND BECOME MORE.”

PAULA RADAR

PRESIDENT & CEO

TRICIA VANGILDER 

VICE-PRESIDENT & CFO

AMBER CARTER

NLR ADULT CENTER COORDINATOR

ANNETTE JOHNSON

WORK ACTIVITY DIRECTOR

BLAKELY NOLTE

THERAPY DIRECTOR

CALLI TURNER

MANAGER OF EVENTS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

CHRIS BLISS

CLA DIRECTOR

CHRISTIE HOWARD

COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR

CRAIG REINHARDT

TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR

JENNIFER PATRICK

LR ADULT CENTER COORDINATOR

JESSICA WALKER

QUALITY ASSURANCE

JOE MEAZLE

BEHAVIOR SUPPORTS COORDINATOR

MELISSA BOSWELL

HUMAN RESOURCE DIRECTOR

ROBERT ORCUTT

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

ROKINA GIBSON

WAIVER DIRECTOR

SHEILA CALHOUN

BUTTERFLY LEARNING CENTER DIRECTOR

BRIAN CIA

DIRECTOR, GONE FOR GOOD DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION

RICKY KING

ULTRA CARTRIDGE PRODUCTS DIRECTOR
“WE ARE HERE TO HELP ARKANSANS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES DREAM, LEARN, DO AND BECOME MORE.”