University of Central Arkansas
Shelby Fiegel is the Director of the University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) and the Community Development Institute (CDI). She is an Honors graduate of Arkansas State University and holds a degree in public relations with minors in marketing and English. Shelby is a certified Professional Community and Economic Developer (PCED), designated by the Community Development Council, and is a 2016 graduate of CDI.
She currently serves as Chair of the Community Development Council, Ex Officio (previously served as Vice President of Membership and as Vice President of Technology) for the Arkansas Community Development Society Board, co-chair of the Delta Population Health Institute Advisory Board, and is a member of Arkansas Economic Developers and Chamber Executives. Shelby serves on the Conway Historic District Commission and is an Arkansas Municipal League City & Town contributor. She has also completed the Mid-South Basic Economic Development Course. In 2017, Shelby received the New Professional Award from the Arkansas Community Development Society.
She is a graduate of the 2017 inaugural class of the Conway Area Leadership Institute (CALI), graduate of LeadAR Class 19, Certified Strategic Doing Workshop Leader, and Certified Gallup Strengths Coach.