Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Beverly Devine House

Board Chair
Beverly Devine House is an Arkansas native, having lived in McGehee, Arkadelphia, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, and England.Beverly graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and from the University of Central Arkansas with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Technology. She has taught in both public and private sectors and continues to tutor students individually. Beverly and her husband are active members of Calvary Baptist Church in Little Rock where she volunteers in the Children’s ministry and with the hospitality committee. At home, you’ll often find Beverly watching The Golf Channel with her husband, reading a novel on her Kindle (you can follow her on Goodreads), or playing with her 13-year-old toy poodle, Barkley.

Warren G. Smith

Vice Chairman
Warren G. Smith is a 5th grade Remediation Math teacher at Belair Middle School. He was born and raised in Pine Bluff and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a degree in Early Childhood Education. He is currently earning a Masters in Education Counseling at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Warren lives in Pine Bluff with his lovely wife and seven beautiful daughters and is also an Assistant Pastor of a local church. His desire is to see our youth growing and maximizing their potential to have a better quality of life.

Don Tyler

Treasurer
Don Tyler is a native of Pine Bluff and graduated from Dollarway High School. He received his higher education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He has more than 20 years of experience in community involvement and services. He is a co-founder and current member of the Downtown Special Events Organization, a TOPPS board member and former owner of Adult Day Care in Dumas, Arkansas and Pizza Posh in Pine Bluff. Don is currently employed at Jenkins Memorial Center.

Patricia Minor

Secretary
Patricia Minor is a native of Pine Bluff. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education with a minor in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She has worked more than 32 years in various public school systems, including Helena School District, Texarkana School District, Grady School District and currently the Star City School District. She enjoys teaching and helping others, and has the opportunity to not only share her gifts in her professional circle, but also in her church and community circles. She is a very active member and leader in her church in the youth and choir departments.

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TOPPS Inc.
P.O. Box #2793
Pine Bluff, AR 71613
P 870.850.6011
F 870.850.7377

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