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'Arkansans Ask' to feature Arkansas Department of Human Services Aug. 4 on AETN

Posted 05 Jan 2017

The Arkansas Educational Television Network will feature one of the state's largest agencies, the Arkansas Department of Human Services, in a new 'Arkansans Ask' airing Thursday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m.

This program will look at the direction and challenges of the Arkansas Department of Human Services and how they serve the state. Guests include: Cindy Gillespie, director of DHS since March 1; Kelley Linck, chief of legislative and inter-governmental affairs; Mark White, DHS deputy director; Mary Franklin, director of the DHS Division of County Operations; Mischa Martin, director of the DHS Division of Children and Family Services. Lance Turner of Arkansas Business hosts.

Viewers may submit comments and questions via phone at 1-800-662-2386, email at paffairs@aetn.org or on Twitter with #ARAsk.

Prior to her work in Arkansas, Gillespie served as a principal in the Washington, D.C., office of Dentons' Public Policy and Regulation practice and a leader of the firm's Health Policy and Health Insurance Exchange Teams. She was also health care advisor to Mitt Romney.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).