BENTON AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Since its incorporation in 1998, the Benton Area EDC has been privileged
to have strong and determined leadership
working relentlessly for business, industry and the communities.
Pursuant to Article VI in the by laws, at least one third of the board shall be elected annually.
Rick Linton, Executive Director / John Huffman, Chairman
Bill Simpson, Vice Chairman / Dick Rice, Past Chairman
Mike Brachear, Treasurer / Paul Coons, Secretary
PERMANENT BOARD MEMBERS:
Fred Kondritz / Mayor, City of Benton
Jacklyn Soger, Chamber of Commerce Representative
The Board of Directors of the Benton-West City EDC is composed of a cross section of community and business leaders.
Twenty one members are elected at large and two members are representative of the original founding organizations and key supporters.
BOARD MEMBERS :
Alan Thomas / Dick Rice / Steve Woodfin / Dave Cooper / Rick Linton / Larry Miller / Steve Taylor / John Gulley / Kelly Stewart /
Bill Simpson / David Oxford / Lindsay Yunkus Darnell / John Huffman / Terry Swift / Rex Rowland /
Dennis Miller / Eli Cox / Mike Brachear / Paul Coons / John D. Aiken