Most Northwest Arkansas school districts prefer May for elections

Posted: January 7, 2018 at 1:03 a.m.

All but one of the 15 school districts in Benton and Washington counties will hold their school board elections in May.

Seats available

Here are the school board seats up for election this year, along with the term length available to the winner. The current occupant is in parentheses.

BENTON COUNTY

Bentonville

Zone 6, five years (Matthew Burgess)

Decatur

Zone 1, three years (vacant)

Zone 3, five years (Kevin Smith)

Gentry

Zone 4, five years (Randall Bolinger)

At-large 7, five years (David Williamson)

Gravette

Position 7, five years (John Edwards)

Pea Ridge

Position 3, five years (Jeffrey Neil)

Rogers

Zone 2, five years (Curtis Clements)

Siloam Springs

Zone 3, five years (Audra Farrell)

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Elkins

Position 1, five years (Carol Heymsfield)

Farmington

Position 1, five years (Travis Warren)

Fayetteville

At-large Position 2, five years (Susan Heil)

Greenland

Zone 3, five years (James Miller)

Zone 6, four years (Candy Reed)

Zone 7, two years (Trish Morris)

Lincoln

Zone 1, one year (Tera Thompson)

Prairie Grove

Position 4, five years (Bart Orr)

Springdale

Zone 2, five years (Jeffrey Williams)

At-large Position 2, five years (Michelle Cook)

West Fork

Position 1, five years (Mark Findahl)

Source: Staff report

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