Board Chair Debra Hobbs; Ms. Hobbs and her family have lived in Benton County since 1985. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree, Science Composite Major from the University of the Ozarks, in Clarksville. AR; and a Masters of Education in Counseling from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. Ms. Hobbs worked as an elementary school counselor. She served a term on the Benton County Quorum Court. She is currently in her second term as a State Representative where she serves as Minority Whip. Ms. Hobbs serves on Education, State Agencies and Governmental Affairs, Joint Performance Review, Legislative Council, Uniform Personnel Classification and Compensation Plan Subcommittee, and Chairs the Early Childhood Subcommittee of Education. She is an interim non-voting member of Health. Ms. Hobbs served on the Board of the Benton County Sunshine School for 16 years and was executive secretary of the board for much of that time. Ms. Hobbs serves on the Benton County Meth Task Force and is a member of Drug Free Rogers-Lowell Coalition.
Board Treasurer Clark McGlothin; Clark McGlothin earned a BA (History) from the University of Arkansas in 1976. He joined Family Construction Companies – C.B.M. Construction Co., Inc., W.E. Clark and Sons Masonry, Inc. and served as the President of C.B.M. Construction from 1981 to the present. Clark was saved in 1998. He is married to Cathy and they have four children. He is a private pilot and a musician. Clark served on the North Little Rock City Council from 1992-2000. He has also served on the Pulaski Technical College Board of Trustees, the Board of Directors of Camp Aldersgate, the President of the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, and on the Leadership Greater Little Rock, Homeless Commission, Board of Directors North Little Rock Boys and Girls Club. Rockin’ Gospel Bass Player – Friendly Chapel.
Board Member Tim Sullivan; Mr. Sullivan has a bachelor’s degree from Jackson College of Ministries, Jackson, MS. Since 1988, he has served as Youth minister, Associate Pastor, and Senior Pastor in various states. Tim was elected the Senior Pastor of Northside United Pentecostal Church in Fort Smith in January 2006. Since then, he has been active in jail and prison ministry as well as Chairman of Out4Life, River Valley Region B, which is a community of partners providing resources for individuals who are in the process of reentering society from incarceration. Tim is active in sitting on boards, committees and foundations in his, community, state and worldwide, helping develop the lives of people through the hope of Jesus Christ.
Board Member Austin Chatelain; Originally from Magnolia, Austin Chatelain is as graduate of the University of Arkansas Architecture Program and the architect and owner at Chat Arch, a Little Rock based Architecture and Construction company. Chat Arch is a full service contemporary architecture firm that also provides construction services for its residential clients. Austin has been involved in prison ministry through his church and has served as a mentor for
Pathway To Freedom members since 2013. When not exploring architecture and working for his clients Austin can be found with his wife and two children.
Board Member Brian Wood; Mr. Wood resides in Bentonville and has been employed by Arvest Bank in the investments area for the past nine years. He is married and has two adult children. He actively participates in Keypoint Church in Bentonville and has been involved in prison ministry there.
Board Member Mike Ober; Mike started a career in retail with Walmart in 1972 and is currently a retail consultant. He and his wife live in Bentonville and have 3 adult children that also live in Bentonville. Mr. Ober was one of the founding board members of Returning Home, a Northwest Arkansas organization created to help men in prison being released reenter society. He is a member and deacon at First Baptist Church Bentonville. His relationship with
began in 2013 as a mentor.
Board Member Walter Hussman, Jr. ; Mr. Hussman joined PTF’s Board on October 5, 2016. He is publisher of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and Chairman of the parent company, WEHCO Media. He has been Chairman of the PARK Foundation Board since 1995, and is past board chairman of the Arkansas Symphony, the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, and the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association. He is also a recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina.