Board Member Information

Sylvia D. Simon, M.D.

Resident of Monticello, she was appointed in December 2016 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. Her current term will expire December 31, 2022 and she serves as Chairman and an at-large member.

Robert Breving Jr., M.D.

Resident of Hot Springs, he was appointed in August 2015 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2020 and he serves as Vice Chairman and a Congressional District Member.

Veryl D. Hodges, D.O.

Resident of Jonesboro, he was appointed in May 2012 by Governor Mike Beebe. His current term will expire December 31, 2024 and he serves as Secretary and a Osteopathic Medical Association Representative.

John H. Scribner, M.D.

Resident of Salem, he was appointed in January 2013 by Governor Mike Beebe. His current term will expire December 31, 2024 and he serves as Treasurer and a Congressional District Member.





Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson

Resident of Lonoke, she was appointed in July 2020 by Governor Asa Hutchinson.  Her current term will expire December 31, 2021 and she serves as the consumer representative.

Rhys L. Branman, M.D.

Resident of Little Rock, he was appointed in May 2018 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2022 and he serves as a Congressional District Member.

Edward "Ward" Gardner, M.D.

Resident of Little Rock, he was appointed in July 2020 by Governor Asa Hutchinson.  His current term will expire December 31, 2025 and he serves as an at-large member.

Rodney Griffin, M.D.

Resident of Magnolia, he was appointed in August 2015 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2020 and he serves as a Congressional District Member.

Ms. Betty Guhman

Resident of North Little Rock, she was appointed in July 2020 by Governor Asa Hutchinson.  Her current term will expire December 31, 2025 and she serves as the senior citizen representative.

Brian T. Hyatt, M.D.

Resident of Rogers, he was appointed in January 2019 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2024 and he serves as a Congressional District Member.

Timothy C. Paden, M.D.

Resident of Mountain Home, he was appointed in January 2019 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2024 and he serves as a Congressional District Member.

Don R. Phillips, M.D.

Resident of Fort Smith, he was appointed in January 2018 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2023 and he serves as a Congressional District Member.

William L. Rutledge, M.D.

Resident of Little Rock, he was appointed in May 2015 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2020 and he serves as the Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association Representative.

David L. Staggs, M.D.

Resident of Searcy, he was appointed in January 2016 by Governor Asa Hutchinson. His current term will expire December 31, 2021 and he serves as a Congressional District Member.


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