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Board & Staff

Board of Commissioners

The MHA Board of Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the Mayor of Little Rock and approved by the City Board of Directors. Each member serves a five-year term. The Board is responsible for establishing MHA policy, long-term goals, objectives and direction. The Board of Commissioners is also responsible for hiring the Executive Director.

Matters requiring Board approval are voted on at monthly board meetings for full Board approval. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month.

Kerry Wright
Lee Lindsey
Leta Anthony
Louis Jackson
Branndii Peterson


Ericka Benedicto
Executive Director
Ma’Kiya Rose
Executive Administrator
Starla Frazier
HR/Legal Manager
Deborah Senter
Compliance Director
Patrice Brumfield
HCV Program Administrator
Melanie Lightner
HCV Grants Accountant
Altha Russell
Interim Finance Director
Alexia Glover
Accounts Payable Clerk
Carlos Albert
IT Director
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