The Board of Directors ensures that the Arkansas Hospice Foundation maintains the highest of standards, and uniquely binds us to the community. The current members and officers are:
Bruce Holsted, Chair
Karen Flake, Vice Chair
Vivian Trickey Smith, Secretary
Dr. Robert Skinner, Treasurer
Kim Pruitt, Chair Emeritus
Kelly Carney, Arkansas Hospice Chair
Anna Kay Frueauff
Dr. Mary Ann Rollans
Kimberlee Shaffer Kirkman, Ed.D, joined Arkansas Hospice in September 2022 as Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer. Kirkman assumed the role after more than a decade of service in higher education at Taylor University and Harding University. Her tenure at Taylor coincided with a record year of fundraising. Before her time at Taylor, Kirkman was the executive director of the American Studies Institute at Harding University. She developed student leadership programs, hosted nationally recognized speakers in the lecture series, established program endowments, and solicited support in alignment with the university’s mission and program for record fundraising at ASI.
Kirkman earned her Ed.D from Harding University and is the author of scholarly research on mentoring.
Kirkman has been married for more than 35 years to her husband, Brett, and they are the proud parents of four grown children and two grandchildren
Arkansas Hospice Foundation places the highest priority on protecting the privacy of our donors and holds all donor information in strict confidence. The Foundation does not sell or trade a donor’s personal information to any other entity. If you have any questions or concerns about donor privacy, please email email@example.com
Your entire team brought into these tender and delicate moments compassion, kindness, gentleness, thoughtfulness, and quick responsiveness.
I have nothing but the best things to say about Arkansas Hospice. They were so good to my Dad before he passed away. The love and care, compassion they showed to my dad was priceless. The nurses and CNA’s that took care of my Dad are the best and always be the best.
The skilled and professional care and attention your team gave our mother made it possible for Mom to be granted her wish to die comfortably at home.
We are just starting our dad’s final journey and Arkansas Hospice has been a blessing. They’ve taught us so much already and provide as much support and comfort to the family as they do my dad. I’m grateful they’ll be walking this final path with us.
I love Arkansas Hospice. Every single employee has a heart of gold and takes the best care of their patients.
I would not hesitate at all to recommend this provider for anyone who is considering hospice care for themselves or for a loved one.
Arkansas Hospice took care of my Mom before she passed. It was my first experience with any hospice and I was amazed. They took such great care of her. They treated her with dignity and respect until the end.
So many thanks for the way your staff treated my very dear friend, Jeff, as he raced toward the finish line. Words can’t express my gratitude for helping us to care for him and keep him comfortable. Top-notch professionalism and immediate responses to requests for assistance.