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Bio and contact information for: Doris Wright

Doris Wright is the City Director for Ward 6.  A native of Lake Village, Arkansas, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.  She has also received a Certified Public Manager designation from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Director Wright was first elected to the City Board of Directors in November 2006.  She was reelected in November 2010.  She is a past president of the John Barrow Neighborhood Association.  A longtime advocated for the John Barrow area, she has been involved in the Parkview Arts & Science Magnet High School Parent Teacher Student Association.  Across the street from Parkview is the Sidney S. McMath branch of the Central Arkansas Library System.  Director Wright was instrumental in the placement and construction of the library in that neighborhood.

Director Wright established and remains heavily involved in the West Central Sports Complex.  She has served as director of that organization and the sports leagues which play there.  Several hundred youth play sports there each year.  She has also established the Rosedale softball and baseball complex, the West Central Senior Activity Center and is coordinating planning of the West Central Community Center.

Director Wright developed the Ward 6 Transformation Plan which completed a comprehensive assessment of all 23 neighborhoods in Ward 6.  The plan recommended twelve projects to improve the area.

A program manager for the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Director Wright was the 2005 Rotarian of the Year from the West Little Rock Rotary Club.  She attends Second Baptist Church on John Barrow Road.  Vice Mayor Wright is a member of the American Association of University Women.  She is also a member of the Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Little Rock Gamma Nu Chapter.

Current Term:

January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018
Current City Appointments:

Liaison to Americans with Disabilities Act Citizen's Grievance Committee
Liaison to Board of Adjustment
Liaison to Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Liaison to Housing Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Liaison to Sister Cities Commission
Contact Information:


3705 Cobb Street
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 565-6215

Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham - Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510

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