Alice Mahony is a member of the Arkansas State Board of Education, appointed by Governor Mike Beebe in July, 2008, and seven year term expiring in 2015. A native of El Dorado, Mahony serves on a number of boards and committees, including the SouthArk Community College Foundation Board, the Arkansas Business & Education Alliance, the El Dorado Education Foundation and the Committees of the El Dorado Promise, NASBE Governmental Affairs (GAC), and G.L.A.M.S. (Girls Learning About Math and Science). She is the past chair of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce. Mahony holds a BS from John Brown University and an MBA from Harding University.