District Court Resource Assessment Board

Arkansas Code of 1987 Annotated, § 16-17-1002. "District Court Resource Assessment Board," provides:

The board shall consist of eleven (11) members appointed as follows:

Two members of the Senate appointed by the Chair of the Senate Committee on Judiciary;

Two members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Chair of the House Committee on Judiciary; and

Seven members appointed by the Supreme Court as follows: Two members of the Arkansas District Judges Council; one member of the Association of Arkansas Counties; one member of the Arkansas Municipal League; one Justice of the Supreme Court; one member of the Arkansas Bar Association who is engaged in the full-time private practice of law; and one circuit judge.

The board shall have three (3) ex officio members who shall serve as nonvoting members: the Chair of the Senate Committee on Judiciary or his or her designee; the Chair of the House Committee on Judiciary or his or her designee; and the Attorney General or his or her designee.

Name Position Locality Term Expires Appointed by Appointed date Reappointed Term

County Judge Doug Erwin, Lonoke County

Board Member

Lonoke County

04/30/2024

Per Curiam

10/1/2020

 

4 years

John Wilkerson, General Counsel, Arkansas Municipal League

Board Member Little Rock

04/30/2024

Per Curiam

12/06/2018

10/1/2020 4 years

Justice Shawn A. Womack, Arkansas Supreme Court

Board Member Mountain Home

04/30/2021

Per Curiam

05/11/2017

 

4 years

Senator Stephanie Flowers (Arkansas State Legislature)

Board Member

Pine Bluff

04/30/2021

Chair, Senate Judiciary     4 years

Senator Jimmy Hickey, Jr. (Arkansas State Legislature)

Board Member

Texarkana

04/30/2022

Chair, Senate Judiciary     4 years

Representative Sarah Capp (Arkansas State Legislature)

Board Member

Ozark

04/30/2022

Chair, House Judiciary     4 years

Representative John Maddox (Arkansas State Legislature)

Board Member

Mena

04/30/2022

Chair, House Judiciary     4 years

District Court Judge David Stewart (Retired)

Chair

Fayetteville

04/30/2022

Per Curiam

05/15/2014

11/01/2018

4 years

Circuit Court Judge Edwin Keaton, 13th Judicial Circuit

Board Member

Camden

04/30/2022

Per Curiam

11/01/2018

 

4 years

John Collins, Esq.

Secretary

Little Rock

04/30/2022

Per Curiam

11/01/2018

 

4 years

District Court Judge Melinda French, 27th District

Board Member Chicot & Desha Counties

04/30/2023

Per Curiam

06/06/2019

 

4 years

Alan Clark, Chairman, Senate Judicial Committee

Ex-Officio

Lonsdale

  Statute      

Carol Dalby, Chairman, House Judiciary Committee

Ex-Officio

Texarkana

  Statute      

Cory Cox, Chief of Staff, Office of Attorney General Leslie Rutledge

Ex-Officio

Perryville

 

Attorney General

 

 

 

Ben Barham, Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts

Staff