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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 cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org
  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 cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org 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.

Sister Cities Commission

The Little Rock Sister Cities Commission was created by Ordinance #16,306 and #16,345.  Its thirteen (13) members serve five (5)-year terms.  The duties of the Commission are to develop guidelines and programs for Sister City relationships with other cities in other countries, to further public awareness of communities throughout the world, emphasizing such things as cultural, historical and economic aspects of the City's adopted Sister Cities. Members are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and can include City employees and members of the Little Rock City Board of Directors.

Little Rock's Sister Cities are:

SISTER CITIES:
Kaohsiung, Taiwan (established April 19, 1983)
Hanam City, Korea (established May 19, 1992)
Changchun, China (established April 5, 1994)
      Facts About Changchun (PDF)
Ragusa, Italy (established May 21, 1997)
Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico (established February 20, 2007)

FRIENDSHIP CITIES:
La Petite Pierre, France (established July 19, 1999)
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England (established July 24, 1999)

 

Little Rock Sister Cities Website:  www.lrsistercities.org

 

The Sister Cities Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 11:30 AM in the Sister Cities Conference Room on the second floor of Little Rock City Hall.

 

For More Information

City Manager’s Office
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510


AUTHORITY:
Ordinance #16,306 (November 17, 1992); Ordinance #16,345 (January 19, 1993)
 
TERM:
Five (5) Years
 
MEMBERS:
Thirteen (13)
 
DUTIES:
To develop guidelines and programs for Sister City relationships with other cities in other countries; to further public awareness of communities throughout the world, emphasizing such things as cultural, historical and economic aspects of the City's adopted Sister Cities.
 
SELECTION:
Members are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and can include City Employees and members of the Little Rock City Board of Directors.
 
MEETINGS:
First Wednesday of Each Month
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, 2nd Floor
Sister Cities Conference Room
11:30 AM
 
CONTACT:
City of Little Rock
500 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510

 

Current Members

Bryan Barnhouse
1518 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 374-4677
Term Expires: 1-5-2015
 
Melanie Berman
2200 Riverfront Drive, Apartment 5105
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 280-3053
melanie.s.berman@gmail.com
Term Expires: 1-5-2018

Misty Borkowski
4220 Woodlawn Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 664-7427
Term Expires: 1-5-2015

Robert Coon
36 Nob View Circle
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 217-9172
Term Expires: 1-5-2016
 
Gene Fortson (Ex-Officio)
(Little Rock City Board of Directors)
133 Hickory Creek Circle
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 868-4664
board@littlerock.org  
Term Expires: 12-31-2012

Ellen Gray
5500 Edgewood Road
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 837-4870
egray@stephens.com
Term Expires: 1-5-2016
 
Ingrid Green
12 Oxford Run Court
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 837-4870
Term Expires: 1-5-2016

Porsha Hart
2501 Riverfront Drive, Apartment B
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 744-2099
porshahart@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 1-5-2014

Julleah Johnson
14 Epernay Circle
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 766-5000
julleahwise@comcast.net
Term Expires:   1-5-2017

Megan Moore
400 W. 19th Street #4
Little Rock, AR 72206
(479) 264-6094
megan.emoore1010@gmail.com
Term Expires: 1-5-2016

Ben Noble
187 Pleasant Valley Drive
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 375-1100
Term Expires: 1-5-2015

Carolyn Witherspoon
344 Midland Street
Little Rock, AR  72205
(501) 371-9999
Term Expires: 1-5-2017

Robert Zeiler
1804 Old Forge Drive
Little Rock, AR 72227
(501) 786-3745
Term Expires: 1-5-2018
 
 
 

 



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