JONESBORO, Ark. — Ben Moyer, director of Research and Development at Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., has been named to a three-year term on the Arkansas Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Coalition Board of Directors.
The Arkansas STEM Coalition is a partnership of business, education, government and community leaders who advocate for programs and policies in support of STEM to expand the state’s economy and produce higher paying jobs.
“I am honored to serve my state and industry in this role,” Moyer said. “Nurturing STEM interest and skills in young people is vital as we move to the next decade. Not only does it open doors of opportunity for them, it provides the industry and state with a home-grown workforce.”
Moyer leads Hytrol’s Research and Development Team and is responsible for establishing and deploying a strategy to ensure industry-leading products and technologies are consistently available to customers.
The Coalition offers programs throughout the state to support STEM in students. The various programs support computer science, girls in STEM and robotics, among others. For more information on the Arkansas STEM Coalition visit: https://arkansasstemcoalition.com/.