Fayetteville fills 14 positions on city boards and committees

Advertising and Promotion Commission (Fayetteville Government Channel/Screenshot)

The Fayetteville City Council on Tuesday approved 14 appointments to nine of the city’s boards and committees.

Most appointments are recommended by the council’s Nominating Committee, which includes one council member from each of the city’s four wards as chosen by the mayor each January. Some recommendations are made by the mayor or members of the boards.

Fayetteville citizen committees consist of mostly volunteer citizens who resident within the city limits and are registered voters. Vacancies are posted here on the Flyer once each quarter.

The most recent recommendations were announced Tuesday by Council Member Sarah Bunch, who serves as chair of the Nominating Committee.

Note: A recommendation for the open A&P Commission seat is expected in the coming weeks.

The new members are listed below:

Black Heritage Preservation Commission
Veronica Huff – One unexpired member-at-large term ending (12/31/25)
Wendell Huggins – One unexpired member-at-large term ending (12/31/25)

Civil Service Commission
Stanley Adelman – One citizen-at-large term ending (03/31/29)
Warren McDonald – One citizen-at-large term ending (03/31/29)

Community Development and Assistance Programs Advisory Board
Natasha Coleman – One resident-at-large term ending (12/31/26)
Vacant (no applicants) – One member involved in housing services term ending (12/31/26)

Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Vacant (no applicants) – One member-at-large term ending (03/31/28)

Energy Improvement District No. 1
Vacant (no applicants) – One unexpired term ending (12/31/24)

Fayetteville Arts Council
Taylor Johnson – One unexpired working artist term ending (06/30/23)

Fayetteville Public Library
Sallie Overbey – One public-at-large term ending (04/01/28)
Bret Parks – One public-at-large term ending (04/01/28)

Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
Debra Humphrey – One unexpired resident representative term ending (12/28/23)
Vacant (no applicants) – One unexpired public-at-large term ending (12/28/26)

Planning Commission
Jimm Garlock – One citizen-at-large term ending (03/31/26)
Fred Gulley – One citizen-at-large term ending (03/31/26)
Brad Payne – One citizen-at-large term ending (03/31/26)

Public Facilities Board
Marlee Stark – One unexpired public-at-large term ending (12/31/27)

Urban Forestry Advisory Board
Vacant (no applicants) – One unexpired tree service community representative term ending (12/31/24)

Town and Gown Advisory Committee
Brandon Gibbins – One unexpired University of Arkansas student living off campus term ending (09/30/23)