Jim Gately - President
After 33 years of teaching and serving as department chair at Starpoint Central School in Western, New York, Jim and his wife Diane, moved to Rogers and joined ABLE in 2002. He has served on two Benton County committees: Land-Use and Stormwater. He is currently serving as President on the ABLE Board. He also represents ABLE on the newly formed Multi-Basin Regional Watershed Council and has served several terms as their Chairman.
Tony Miltich - Vice President
Tony Miltich has been an ABLE member since 2001, a director since 2002, President 2003-2007, and currently serves as VP.
Tony and Suzanne moved to the shores of Beaver Lake in 1997 from the Fayetteville area after sailing on the lake for many years. As a scientist and lifetime sailor, Tony has an understanding and appreciation of the issues affecting our lake.
Mark Curtis - Treasurer
Mark and his wife Susan moved to Prairie Creek in 2003. After living on Guam for 15 years, he really appreciates the clean drinking water source that Beaver Lake provides to northwest Arkansas. His background is in Regional Planning and Finance and is a member of the Benton County Planning Board. His dock on the lake is a short, downhill walk through an amazing Ozark forest with deer, fox, hawks, and many other creatures. He and his wife are instructors for the NW Arkansas Curling Club at the Jones Center in Springdale.
Mary Lee Hay -
Mary Lee is a retired teacher, a former farmer and now a landlord farmer. Her husband worked for the Army Corp of Engineers and the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. Mary Lee has been involved in soil conservation issues, watershed and drainage districts. Before moving to Arkansas, she lived for 25 years on a small lake in northwest Iowa that faced many of the issues, on a much smaller scale of course, that ABLE is addressing on Beaver Lake. Mary Lee proudly describes herself as an environmentialist.
Bruce Pertle - Retired gentleman with a heavy dose of volunteerism and environmental stewardship.
Grimsley Graham -
After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Grimsley taught English at Rogers High School for 30 years, retiring in 2009. An avid stream fisherman and hiker, he joined the ABLE board in 2011. He is also a member of the Rogers Greenways and Trails Committee, and the Rogers Public Education Foundation. He and his wife Carol are parents to two grown sons, Jeff and Andrew, and reside in Rogers.
Wendy Cravens - Secretary