ARKANSAS PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL
BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD
DECEMBER 14, 2007
Chairman Frank Sturgeon called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Roll call was taken. The following members were present: Ronnie Baldwin, Frank Sturgeon,
Wayland Parker, Eugene Reynolds, Phyllis Carruth and Jimmy Ibison. Also present were
Assistant Attorney Hester Criswell, Executive Director, Tommy Reed, Board staff and members
of the audience.
Following a review of the Board Minutes for November 9, 2007, Mrs. Carruth moved to approve
the minutes as presented. Mr. Parker seconded. The motion carried on voice vote with none
A report was provided for information purposes: No (0) transfer requests were submitted and
approved during the month. There were five (5) agent suspensions due to termination. Chairman
Sturgeon invited comment or discussion. There was none and the Board proceeded.
Forfeitures - Open:
The Open Forfeiture Report was presented. The Chair invited comment or discussion. There
being no further discussion, the Chair called for motions. Mr. Parker moved to suspend those
licensees whose forfeitures were not paid in a timely manner. Mrs. Carruth seconded. The motion
was put to a voice vote and carried with all in favor.
Past Due Forfeitures:
The Past Due Forfeiture Report was presented for review. Chairman Sturgeon invited questions,
comments or discussion. There were no further comments and the Board proceeded.
Request to Consider Reinstating State Board of Private Career Education to Certify Bail
Bond Education Providers and Curricula:
Director Reed gave a brief history of our Board’s past relationship with the State Board of Private
Career Education. If our Board were to request the State Board of Private Career Education to
become involved in the approval process for our approved providers the APBBLB would
maintain final approval of all education curricula both in licensing and continuing