Lockwood to Lead ATU’s Government Relations

Gina Lockwood
Gina Lockwood

Arkansas Tech University President Dr. Robin E. Bowen has announced the selection of Gina Lockwood as the new director of government relations at Arkansas Tech University.

Lockwood comes to ATU after serving as chief operating officer for the Arkansas Department of Education since 2017. She also has 15 years of experience as a K-12 guidance counselor and teacher and three years of experience in the private sector with Acxiom.

“I am pleased to welcome Ms. Lockwood to the ATU community,” said Bowen. “Her efforts to enhance our existing relationships and build new partnerships at the local, state and national levels of government will support our mission of student access and success.”

Lockwood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Henderson State University and a Master of Education degree in school counseling and leadership from Arkansas Tech. She is pursuing an Educational Specialist credential through ATU with an anticipated completion date of May 2023.