BRIANNA COLE, ARTS & CULTURE ADMIN
Brianna is the Arts & Culture Administrator at TASC, where she assists the Director of Arts & Culture in producing high-quality programming for teens. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas where she studied English with an emphasis in Creative Writing.
Brianna believes that by creating safe, supportive, and enthusiastic environments for our youth, our communities will benefit immensely.
In her free time, Brianna enjoys cooking for her friends and family, getting lost in the Ozarks, reading, writing, and watching football.
SARAH SANCHEZ, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Sarah is the administrative assistant at the Teen Action Support Center.
Sarah received her Associates of Arts from Northwest Arkansas Community College and her Bachelors of Social Work from the University of Fayetteville Arkansas.
In her free time, Sarah enjoys journaling, practicing yoga, going on long walks, social dancing, and spending time with her family.
BRANDY PONCE, MARKETING COORDINATOR
Brandy Ponce is the Marketing Coordinator at TASC.
Brandy graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.A in English and a minor in communication. During their time at the university, they directed the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery on campus and served as Visual and Performing Arts Chair on the University Programs board. Brandy has a passion for the local arts community, having interned at Crystal Bridges for some time and now writing as a poet for the Open Mouth Literary Center.
You’ll most likely find Brandy at a gallery launch, DIY show, or walking their dog.
ABBY SCHOEPPE, YOUTH ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Abby works with teens in the Thrive program to provide services and support. She believes in the power of building relationships to connect with teens and empowering them to reach their full potential.
Abby is a former math teacher, who taught in Springdale and Rogers for 12 years. She realized during this time that her true passion was working with her students to help them navigate the sometimes difficult road of growing up. Abby holds her Bachelor’s degree in Middle Level Education and Master’s degree in Teaching, both from the University of Arkansas.
In her free time Abby enjoys hiking, reading, baking, binge watching TV shows, attending concerts and sporting events, and spending time with her family and friends.
ASHLEY WORTHEY, ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS COORDINATOR
Ashley approaches opportunities to serve, teach, and enrich their community ardently. As a Creative Intern, Ashley supports the mission of TASC by facilitating programs and accommodating the needs of students at The Station.
Ashley was born in Memphis, TN, and moved to Centerton, AR in 2007 with her parents and two older brothers. They’ve stayed in the NWA area ever since, and moved to Washington county in 2019.
In their free time, Ashley enjoys roller skating, making mixed media collages, and DJing. Most recently, they have taken an interest in learning practical skills like gardening, cooking, and sewing.
TERRY MCNEILL, ARTS & CULTURE CREATIVE COORDINATOR
Terry McNeill is a Creative Coordinator at TASC, where Terry coordinates art programming for both The Hub and The Station.
Terry received a BFA in Art Education with an emphasis in community practice from the University of Arkansas. His specific field is Printmaking where he specializes in Screen Printing. During their time at the university, Terry hosted several art shows from his personal practice as well as wrote curriculum and taught at multiple institutions like Crystal Bridges and Life Styles.
JASPER LOGAN, CO-STUDIO MANAGER
Jasper is a Co-Studio Manager at the Station, where he helps facilitate workshops, create partnerships in the community, and establish collaborative opportunities and networks with young creatives and local professionals.
Jasper Logan is a local NWA hip-hop artist who mixes elements of gospel, rap, and many other genres to deliver unique, heartfelt lyrics. In his music, Jasper openly discusses the tragedies and adversities he has faced in life, and hopes that his music will inspire others to do something great and positive for themselves. Jasper is also a community activist, producing community events to engage, uplift, and empower minority groups.
MATTHEW JOHN, CO-STUDIO MANAGER
AYEISHA EDGIN, INSERVICE COORDINATOR, THE STATION
Ayeisha Edgin is an Inservice Coordinator who works with teens by providing opportunities in the community for them to get involved. Ayeisha believes that every person needs to be treated equally and with respect. Ayeisha also believes that teens should have a place to have fun and also help within their community.
While studying at Arkansas Tech University, Ayeisha interned with CASA of the 5th Judicial District and received her CASA volunteer certificate.
Ayeisha graduated from ATU with a BA in Psychology and BA in Rehabilitation Science.
ANGELA LAYCOX, INSERVICE COORDINATOR, THE HUB
Angela Laycox is the In-Service Coordinator for TASC’s Rogers office (The Hub), where she works with local organizations to create an engaging and uniquely interesting variety of community service opportunities in Benton County.
Angela has worked with adolescents in the educational field as a Montessori teacher, where she gained hands-on experience guiding the development of youths from a whole-body approach. By creatively considering the needs of our community at large and our teens as individuals, Angela helps teens to obtain community service credit hours while further exploring their own hobbies, perspectives, strengths, character, and yet to be realized skills.
Angela is a trained Montessori guide, with three years of schooling from the Mid-South Montesori Educators in Little Rock, Arkansas. She holds a CDA (Child Development Associate) certification from Northwest Arkansas Community college, along with years of training in child development and psychology.
TERRI OSBOURNE, ACCOUNTANT
Terri serves as Accountant for TASC managing day to day financial operations, grant spending, and working with the Board of Directors.
Terri graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Marketing and received her MBA from John Brown University.
Terri retired from Walmart, Inc after 29 years with the company and worked in many areas including Merchandising, Finance, Replenishment, Operations Development, and Merchandise Planning. She now enjoys working with nonprofit organizations and giving back to the community.
Terri and her husband, Alan, reside in Rogers and have two grown children. In her free time, Terri enjoys baking and spending time at the lake and beach.