Sheridan native to become UCA chief of staff

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway has announced that Kelley Erstine will join the UCA executive staff as chief of staff, effective July 1.

A native of Sheridan, Erstine is a 1979 graduate of UCA with a degree in journalism. Previously, he served UCA as a member of the university’s board of trustees, and also served as vice president for institutional advancement.

Since July 2008, Erstine has served as the chief executive officer of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, a state trade association representing approximately 1,000 independent insurance agencies.