Admissions Officers

Jordan Hale

Jordan Hale

Senior Admission Officer
Phone: (479) 788-7635

My Local Schools: Checotah, Clarksville, Future School, Greenwood, Mansfield, Muskogee, Roland, Sallisaw, Spiro, Van Buren

My Region: Central Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma


I am 2013 UAFS graduate. As a student, I was involved with the Chancellor’s Leadership Council, Kappa Alpha Order, and political organizations. My interest in politics gained me experience in the political field, and I was fortunate to be selected as the first John Paul Hammerscmidt Fellow to serve in Congressman Steve Womack’s office in Washington, D.C. I also enjoy the outdoors, hunting, and following college sports.



Megan Gabbard

Megan Gabbard

Associate Admissions Officer
Phone: 479-788-7104


My Local Schools: Charleston, Clarksville, Dardanelle, Lavaca, Ozark, Paris, Rogers, Russellville, Scranton, Subiaco Academy 
My Region: Northeast Arkansas

I graduated with a Master's of Education in Student Affairs and College Counseling in 2015 and completed a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Marketing in 2013. As a student, I held leadership positions in a variety of student organizations including Phi Mu Fraternity and the Student Ambassadors. I have completed various internships in counseling and higher education settings. My favorite interests are playing with my rescue dog, dancing, and spending time with my friends and family. 

"Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world." – Nelson Mandela 



Carilia Bonilla

Carilia Bonilla

Associate Admissions
Officer for Diversity
Phone: 479-788-7143

My Local Schools: Alma, Bentonville, Cedarville, Fayetteville, Greenland, Huntsville, Prairie Grove, Springdale
My Region: Northwest Arkansas

 I graduated with a Bachelor of Art in Communication and a minor in Spanish. As a student, I held leadership positions in the Hispanic America Student Association that included event coordination for campus and community service events. My professional experience includes several years of working with the minority and under-served populations in Central Arkansas. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, watching movies, and traveling.



Carilia Bonilla

Nick Daily

Admissions Officer
Phone: 479-788-7988

My Local Schools: Southside, Muldrow, Hackett, Waldron Boonville, Van Buren, Magazine, Hartford

My Region: Southwest, AR


I graduated from Hendrix College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Film Studies. During my time in school, I was a leader of both our Film Society and our Hendrix Ambassadors.  I love heading out on a road trip, working on the farm, or simply staying in and curling up with a great film.


The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle



Carilia Bonilla

Carl Debose

Admissions Officer for Transfer & Non-Tranditional Students
Phone: 479-788-7105

My Local Schools: Carl Albert, Fort Chaffee, Mena, Morrilton, UA-Morrilton, Northside, NWACC, and Rich Mountain

My Region: Central Arkansas


I graduated with a Bachelor of Art in English and a minor in Rhetoric and Writing from UAFS. As a student, I held leadership positions in the Non-Traditional Student’s Association, Sigma Tau Delta, and Pinnacle. I spent 23 years as a Soldier in the US Army helping individuals reach their goals. I enjoy cooking competition BBQ, time with family, and working in the community.