The Board shall consist of 5 Elected Board members: Chairman, Vice I, Vice II, Vice III, and Vice IV elected for a 5 year term and they will move up each year until they reach Chairman, having been a member or representative of a member for one (1) year prior to the election. The rest of the Board will consist of 4 members elected for a one year term, making a total of 9 members and 5 other Ex Officio members, Mayor, County Judge, Superintendent of Dardanelle Schools and Arkansas Tech University Representative and these five members may be appointed by them. If these offices do not wish to send a Representative, they can be appointed by Chairman, except for Ex Officio Chairman. Each year the Election will be as follows, the membership will elect Vice IV for 5 year term and 4 one year term individuals. If one of the Vice Chairs resign during the year there would be a place on the ballot for whatever position, Vice II or Vice III, to be elected to finish term. The Treasurer can be a board member but does not have to be, but the Treasurer should have full privileges for a board member voting etc. See Article IV Section Four.
The following shall, by virtue of the office occupied, be ex-officio members of the Board of Directors:
The Chairman may, with the consent of the Board of Directors, appoint up to five (5) Dardanelle Area Chamber of Commerce members to a one- (1) year term as Associate Directors. All Associate Directors shall have full Board of Directors privileges during their term.
Tonya Moles Chairma
Josh Buchanan Vice I
Dusty Bunting Vice II
Carrie Davenport Vice III
Mark Thone, Yell County Judge
Jimmy Witt, Mayor of Dardanelle
Kevin Solomon, Arkansas Tech University
Zach Hettinga, Dardanelle Public Schools
Danny Bunting , 2020 Chairman
Voted in by Members
Appointed by the Chairman
The Dardanelle Area Chamber of Commerce
is organized for the purpose of advancing
the commercial, agricultural, industrial, tourism and civic interest
of Dardanelle, AR and its trade area.
We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of members. Business memberships are $150. Individual/ Non-Profit/ Retiree- $75
We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.
We can't wait to see YOU!!! at this year's Christmas Parade on Friday, December 3rd- rainout date is December 10th.
Parade starts at 6:30pm
There will be Hot Chocolate Stations throughout the Parade Route.
Parade Route is Meritt Park on Hwy 22, turn North on Union Street and right on Front Street
Trophies sponsored by Chambers Bank Categories include :Commercial and Non-Profit 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Trophies.