The elections for AMS district trustees concluded on February 28. Nearly 500 AMS members voted in the elections featuring 28 physician candidates. The following were elected for 2-year terms and will be confirmed at the House of Delegates meeting on May 6:
District 1 – Larry (Jack) Johnson Jr., MD, Jonesboro; Shane Smith, MD, Jonesboro;
District 2: Shannon Swift, MD, Batesville;
District 3: Dennis Yelvington, MD, Stuttgart;
District 4: Calvin Bracy, MD, Pine Bluff;
District 5: Johnathan Lewis, MD, Camden;
District 6: John Hearnsberger, MD, Nashville;
District 7: Robert Breving, MD, Hot Springs;
District 8: Samuel Bledsoe, MD, Kay Chandler, MD, Joshua Chance, MD, Gina Drobena, MD, Jim Ingram, MD, David King, MD, Matthew Spond, MD, Joseph Thompson, MD, Joseph Gary Wheeler, MD and Danny Wilkerson, MD
District 9: Jacob Dickinson, MD, Mountain Home, Tim Paden, MD, Mountain Home, Robert Zimmerman, MD, Rogers; District 10: Gary Edwards, MD, Fort Smith, Jeremy Saul, MD, Russellville; and from Pulaski County.
Thank you to all who participated in the election and those who voted.