Advisory Board

Gary W. Ritter, Ph.D.

ATC Co-Founder, Board Member
Dr. Gary Ritter is the dean of the School of Education at Saint Louis University. Before joining SLU, he held the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas and co-founded the Arkansas Teacher Corps in 2012.
Gary W. Ritter, Ph.D.

Maci Edwards

Board Member
Maci is a corporate health consultant representing Helena Regional Medical Center in Helena-West Helena, Ark. She previously served as the ATC director of organizational development.
Maci Edwards

Mireya Reith

Board Member
Mireya Reith is the founding executive director of Arkansas United, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering immigrants and their communities through rights advocacy and closing service gaps.

Vicki Saviers

Board Member
Vicki Saviers is a Fort Smith, Arkansas native and graduated from the University of Arkansas. She became interested in education reform and policy while volunteering in her children’s public schools in Little Rock, Arkansas.