Disability Rights Arkansas is pleased to announce that Raysha Clark has joined our Board of Directors, and that James Mason was recently elected as chair of the Advisory Council for the Protection and Advocacy of Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI).

Raysha Clark, DRA Board of DirectorsRaysha Clark is a licensed mental health counselor here in the state of Arkansas. Her private practice takes her across the state working with infants, adolescents, and adults who are struggling to adjust to life’s demands. As an Army combat veteran and mother to children visible and unseen disabilities, Raysha understands the importance of advocacy work to ensure all voices – big and small – have a chance to be heard.




James Mason, PAIMI ChairJames Mason begins his term as Chair of the PAIMI Council this month. After a career in sales and customer service, James has for the past eight years devoted his time and energy to advocating for Arkansans with disabilities, primarily within the LGBTQ disabled community. James began his tenure as a member of the PAIMI Council in 2017.




Thanks so much for your service, Raysha and James! We are proud to have you serving our state’s disability community alongside us.