Meet Our Team

Laura Allen
Executive Director

John Lowery
Assistant Executive Director


Sarah Hatley
Office Manager

Colleen Means
Marketing/Tech Director

Susan Hurley Harper
Media Relations

Jorge Villegas
AIE Artist in Residence

Lisa Tarver

Ronnie Bluford
Facility Maintenance

The staff at the South Arkansas Arts Center each has a title as you can see. In reality, each and every one of us wears many more hats. It is our hope that this flexibility means every member of the staff can help you with almost anything that arises. In turn, we hope, this makes your involvement with SAAC as rewarding as possible.

At the SAAC, we believe in the power of communication. So not only do we strive to provide accurate information, we also strive to be good listeners. Please feel free to contact us with any input you might have about how we can better serve you and our mission.