May 7, 2020
The Board of Directors has rescheduled the annual membership election process in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The election process is the same, it'll simply occur later than normal. These dates are subject to further change if the COVID-19 situation warrants. Watch this site for the most up-to-date information.
July 14, 2020: Nominating Committee Meeting (to slate 2020 Director and Nominating Committee candidates)
Late August: Annual Meeting Information Statement mailed to stockholders (details Annual Meeting date/time and 2020 candidate information)
October 2, 2020: Annual Meeting in Russellville (to formally confirm 2020 candidates for the ballot; stockholders welcome to attend and offer floor nominations)
Late October: Election ballots mailed to stockholders
November 24, 2020: Ballots due by 4:30 PM
November 25, 2020: Election results announced via website and postings at branch offices
If questions, please contact Board Chair Kenny Brixey at 501-889-4521 or Ginger Tippit at 479-968-1434, ext. 5119.
As a borrower-owned cooperative, members are stockholders in the association. As owners, members have input into how the association does business by electing fellow members to serve on the association's Board of Directors. Our association's Board of Directors is comprised of 15 Directors who meet regularly to analyze and guide business decisions along with senior management.
Our bylaws also allow the Board to appoint up to three additional outside directors to provide additional business expertise and perspective.
Our 15-member Board includes:
- 12 Directors - directly elected by members
- 1 Director - a stockholder appointed by Board
- 2 Directors - outside persons appointed by Board based on professional expertise they offer
Farm Credit of Western Arkansas Directors
Association territory is divided into regions, by county. Each Director represents their local region.
Region 1 Benton, Crawford, & Washington Counties
Region 2 Carroll, Franklin, Johnson, Madison, Newton & Pope Counties
Region 3 Logan, Polk, Scott, Sebastian, & Yell Counties
Region 4 Baxter, Boone, Conway, Faulkner, Marion, Perry, Searcy & Van Buren Counties
Region 5 Clark, Dallas, Garland, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Montgomery, Pike, & Saline Counties
Region 6 Calhoun, Columbia, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Sevier & Union Counties
2019-2020 Board of Directors