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Inclusiveness on Boards and Commissions

It is the goal of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, that the Mayor, with confirmation by the City Board of Directors, shall make diligent efforts to appoint citizens of Little Rock to City Boards and Commissions so these bodies meet the goal of inclusiveness by reflecting the diversity of our City, recognizing that this goal may be impacted by Board and Commission positions that are designated by professions, organizations or by Ward representation.

UPDATE Applications for all City's Boards and Commissions can now be submitted at any time, whether or not there are current vacancies.  All applications will be kept on file for two (2) years and in the event a vacancy occurs on the Board or Commission in which you applied, your application will be forwarded to the Little Rock City Board of Directors for consideration.  

If you are interested in volunteering to serve on any of the City's Boards and Commissions, applications can be submitted in a variety of ways:

  1. By filling out the online application.
  2. By mail to the Little Rock City Clerk's Office, 500 West Markham Street, Room 200, Little Rock, AR 72201.
  3. By e-mail to
  4. By fax to (501) 371-4857.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the next Board and Commission Vacancy Announcement, please e-mail the City Clerk's Office at to be included on our distribution list.

Boards and Commissions Vacancy Announcement

Current List of Boards and Commissions Vacancies

Complete an Application Form:

Thank you for your interest in serving on one of the City’s various Boards and Commissions.

Parks and Recreation Commission

The Little Rock Parks and Recreation Commission meets the Second Wednesday of Each Month at 11:30 AM at the Pulaski County Regional Center in the Jeffrey Hawkins Conference Room.


For More Information

Truman Tolefree, Director
Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department
500 West Markham Street, Room 108
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4770

Ordinance #18,803 (January 7, 2003); Ordinance #19,211 (October 5, 2004)
Three (3) Years
Eleven (11)
To review, consult, and advise the City on matters concerning the operation and maintenance of the Parks and Recreation department and on matters pertaining to the implementation of the Master Parks Plan, and significant issues involving or affecting these matters shall be referred to and considered by the Commission prior to consideration by the Little Rock City Board of Directors.
Members of this Commission are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors.

Second Wednesday of Each Month at 11:30 AM
Pulaski County Regional Center
501 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Truman Tolefree, Director
Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department
500 West Markham Street, Room 108
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4770

Current Members

Keith Canfield
1414 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 748-0463
Term Expires: 1-21-2016

Jodie T. Carter

5921 Timberview Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 240-4722
Term Expires: 1-31-2015

Walden Cash
4707 North Lookout Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 940-6753
Term Expires: 1-31-2015

Brad Cazort, Ex-Officio
(Little Rock City Board of Directors)
8200 Alvin Lane
Little Rock, AR 72227
(501) 223-2850
Term Expires: 12-31-2012

Jason Hamilton
5331 B Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(931) 636-9070
Term Expires: 1-31-2015
Anthony Hampton
3608 Malloy Street
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 458-1553
Term Expires:  1-31-2015

Tim Heiple
3124 B Kavanaugh
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 707-0115
Term Expires: 1-31-2017

Steven Johnson
8319 Westwood Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 352-4765
Term Expires: 1-31-2015

Marjorie Lacy
26 Ivy Drive
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 590-9941
Term Expires: 1-31-2017

Troy Laha
7 Althea Circle
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 565-7384
Term Expires: 1-31-2015

Buckley O'Mell
604 North Oak Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 940-3043
Term Expires: 1-31-2015

James Rankin
5500 South Grandview Street
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 663-2590
Term Expires: 1-31-2015

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