Offices are held on a two year term basis. Current officers were elected in February 2023, but typically elections would be held in January. Weather required a postponement of the monthly meeting and elections in 2023.
Chairman: The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the County Committee and the County Executive Committee, shall coordinate the political activities of the county, shall assist Republican candidates in organizing, planning, and conducting their respective campaigns in the county, and shall perform other duties as assigned by the County Committee. The County Chairman shall appoint all chairpersons and members to serve on all standing and ad-hoc committees.
First Vice-Chairman shall assume the duties of the Chairman in presiding over meetings in the absence of the Chairman, coordinate the activities of all the standing committees and any other such committees as the Chairman might establish, assist the Chairman in the selection of effective committee chairmen, assure that the committees are performing their activities, keep the Chairman informed on activities of the various committees, and shall perform other duties as assigned by the Committee.
Second Vice-Chairman shall assume the duties of the Chairman in the absence of the Chairman and First Vice-Chairman. The Second Vice-Chairman shall, assist the Chairman in the selection of interested and qualified Republicans to fill vacant positions as officers and precinct committeemen assist the Chairman in assuring that the Rules of the Republican Party of Arkansas are observed, and shall perform other duties as assigned by the County Committee.
Secretary shall serve as the chief clerical officer of the County Committee and County Executive Committee. Other duties include maintaining mailing lists, sending notices of meetings, agendas for meetings, and recording minutes of the official meetings. The Secretary shall notify the State Party of the roll of delegates / alternates to the State Convention within ten (10) days following their election at the Biannual County Convention.
1. Minutes of the immediate past meeting of the County Committee shall be read and approved at each meeting of the County Committee. Minutes of any committee meeting shall be available for viewing by any member of the County Committee at any regular meeting of the County Committee.
2. The Secretary is also responsible for keeping a current roster of the County Committee’s members of the District Committee, and to notify the Secretary of the State Committee, the District Chairman and the District Secretary within ten (10) days after their election to the District Committee.
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall receive and account for all funds paid into the county committee treasury, issue an official receipt to each contributor, keep a permanent record of all receipts and disbursements and report the financial condition to the Chairman and County Committee. The Treasurer shall serve as a member of the Finance Committee.
District Committeeman/Committeewoman: shall attend the District meetings and appropriate political functions, vote on party policy matters and election of District officers, reflecting the will and interest of the County Committee, and inform the County Committee on actions and decisions adopted by the District Committee.
State Committeeman/Committeewoman: shall attend State Committee meetings and appropriate political functions, vote on party policy matters and election of state officers, reflecting the will and interests of the County Committee, and inform the County Committee on actions and decisions adopted by the state committee.
Mary Ellen Anderson
District #1 Chairman
District #1 Chairwoman