Ricky Francis has served on the South-Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative Board of Directors since 2011. He is a certified Credentialed Cooperative Director with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, and has served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Inc. Board of Directors. He has also earned his NRECA Board Leadership certification. Ricky is a timber buyer for Antoine Hardwood and has over 39 years of experience in the timber and equipment industry. Ricky is a graduate of Arkadelphia High School and an active member of First Baptist Church of Social Hill. He is a board member for Clark County Farm Bureau, and a nine-year committee member for Log-A-Load for Kids benefiting Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Ricky and wife, Kathy, are residents of Arkadelphia in Clark County where they enjoy their children; daughter, Brittany Rogers (Jackson), and 2 grandchildren, Malorie and Jack.