Release Date: 1/20/2012
Clarksville, Ark. --- Dr. Laurie Fisher of Clarksville and Susan E. Pinson of Edmond, Okla., have been named to the University of the Ozarks' Board of Trustees. As members of the Board Class of 2014, Fisher and Pinson will each serve a three-year term, which began Jan. 1.
|Fisher, who grew up in Little Rock, attended Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., and graduated from The University of Arkansas Medical School with high honors. She has been a family practice physician at Clarksville Medical Group since 1984. From 1991 to 1994 Fisher taught as an assistant professor at UAMS in the Department of Family Medicine. She is affiliated with various professional organizations, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians and the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Her community activities include being a Boy Scout Leader, serving on the hospital board of directors, and volunteering at the River Valley Christian Clinic. She is also involved with health education in the Johnson County schools and is a member of the University of the Ozarks Outdoors Advisory Committee. She and her husband, Steve, have two daughters and a son.
|Pinson is a technology integration specialist and educator in the Crutcho Public School District in Oklahoma City. Previously she served as a technology integration specialist for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, Mo., from 2007 to 2009. She also taught in the Parkway School District from 1983 to 2007. Pinson earned her bachelor of art degree from Principia College in Illinois and a master of arts in teaching from Webster University in St. Louis. She is affiliated with the International Society for Technology in Education, the National Council for the Social Studies, the National Staff Development Council and the Oklahoma Technology Association.|