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Board Members

Patricia Edwards

Director of Fundraising

Patricia is a project program specialist for the Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO), at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She is responsible for executing a comprehensive public health policy program and a comprehensive outreach program specific to tobacco use prevention and cessations in minority population groups.


She is a highly creative and self-motivating professional with over 15 years of experience in operations and program management. While working at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, she completed a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Education degree.


She served on the advisory board of Enactus, formally known as the Students in Free Enterprise (Sife), and served as an advisor to Students of Retailing  Excellence (STORE) and Black Student Association (BSA). She currently serves on the board of the Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, Inc. Patricia has a heart and passion for youth and young adults. Young people are not only our future, they are our present.

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