Board & Staff

  • Delia Anderson Farmer
    Executive Director, Economic Opportunity Agency of Washington County, Inc. (EOAWC)

    Delia Anderson Farmer
  • Jeremy Wooldridge
    Chief Executive Officer, Crowley’s Ridge Development Council, Inc. (CRDC)

    Jeremy Wooldridge
    Vice President
  • Richard “Toby” Atkinson
    Executive Director, Ozark Opportunities, Inc. (OOI)

    Richard “Toby” Atkinson
  • Jennifer Welter
    Executive Director, Community Action Program for Central Arkansas, Inc. (CAPCA)

    Jennifer Welter
    Immediate Past President
  • Rhonda Ahrent
    Chief Executive Officer, Black River Area Development Corp. (BRAD)

    Rhonda Ahrent
  • Staci Albert
    Executive Director, North Central Arkansas Development Council, Inc. (NADC)

    Staci Albert
  • Marc Baker
    Executive Director, Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council, Inc. (C-SCDC)

    Marc Baker
  • Leslie Barnes
    Executive Director, Community Services Office, Inc. (CSO)

    Leslie Barnes
  • Hayley Brakebill
    Executive Director, Central Delta Community Action Agency (CDCAA)

    Hayley Brakebill
  • Stephanie Garner
    Chief Executive Officer, Arkansas River Valley Area Council, Inc. (ARVAC)

    Stephanie Garner
  • Priscilla Johnson
    Executive Director, Mississippi County Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission, Inc. (MCAEOC)

    Priscilla Johnson
  • Michael Jones
    Executive Director, Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corp. (SEACAC)

    Michael Jones
  • Randy Morris
    Chief Executive Officer, Central Arkansas Development Council, Inc. (CADC)

    Randy Morris
  • Bobbie Salter
    Executive Director, Mid-Delta Community Services, Inc. (MDCS)

    Bobbie Salter
    Tomekia Moore
    Tomekia Moore
    Executive Director

    As ACAAA’s Executive Director, Tomekia Moore will focus her attention on providing advocacy, technical support, and training opportunities to ACAAA’s 14 member agencies across the state of Arkansas. A life-long advocate of children, Moore earned a B.S. at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a professional focus in Early Childhood Education. She is currently enrolled in the Master’s Program at the Clinton School of Public Service. Moore has also been credentialed as a National Certified ROMA Trainer and Family Development Instructor. She is currently undergoing Facilitation Training through Arkansas Public Administration Consortium and training to become a Certified Racial Healing Circle Facilitator through the National Community Action Partnership.

    Staying rooted and closely connected to the community, Moore volunteers her time with a number of service organizations. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Arkansas Early Childhood Education Association and is a member of the Steering Committee for Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families. Additional community service affiliations include memberships with Junior League of Little Rock, American Association of University Women, and Create Little Rock. She is also a collaborator with Excel by Eight.

    Previous to assuming the role of Executive Director, Moore facilitated the role of Professional Development Director at ACAAA. In this role, she designed a robust training and coaching schedule while initiating the Head Start Collaborative, a notable partnership with the Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office. Additionally, she served the needs of youth in Southeast Arkansas as the Unit Director of the Boys & Girls Club of McGehee. In this role Moore was responsible for cultivating spaces for optimal youth programs and increasing the Club’s partnership opportunities across the area. She also founded and managed HYPE Communities, Inc., a Pine Bluff Youth Development Program which targeted the development social and emotional needs of children from underserved homes.