Dave Chapman was born in Springdale and graduated from Nathan Hale High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is also a 1968 graduate of the University of Arkansas. Dave has been a commercial building contractor and developer for 30 years. Dave's grandfather was a Springdale fireman in the 1950s and because of the respect brought about by his grandfather, Dave interviewed for a position on the Civil Service Commission and was appointed in 2007. He also has cousins and nephews who presently serve as police officers in Little Rock and Fort Smith.
Bob Downum and his wife Sandra are the owners of Weichert, Realtors-Downum Group. Downum has been in the real estate business since 1996 after a 27 year career in the grocery business; 25 of those years were with Harp's Food Stores serving as Vice president of marketing. Bob was born in Bentonville, Arkansas, and graduated from Springdale High School and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, and graduated from the University of Arkansas (BSBA) in 1975.
Charles Farmer was born in Springdale and graduated from Shiloh Christian High School. He is the owner of Sisco Funeral Home and has served as Washington County Coroner. Charles has served on the Civil Service Commission since 2006 and presently serves as Commission Chairman.
Eric is a lifelong resident of Northwest Arkansas, was born in Fayetteville, grew up in Rogers, and graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Since 2001, he has resided in Springdale with his wife Tina and three boys. He is the owner of two dry cleaning companies with a total of six locations throughout Northwest Arkansas including Springdale. He has served Springdale as a State Representative for 3 terms, the maximum allowed under our State Constitution. In his last term, he served as Chairman of Public Retirement and also authored Referred Amendment 2 which amended the Arkansas Constitution with over 60% of public support. Eric was appointed to the Civil Service Commission in 2010.
Danny moved to Springdale in May of 1985 to start a new career in the automotive business with Steve Smith Country. His first position was as Business Manager in Finance and Insurance office. He promoted from there to Sales Manager and then to Service Manager. He eventually moved into Service Director Position in charge of service, parts, and body shop operations. In 2013 Steve sold to the Crain Family and they made Danny Systems Administrator of IT for all of their NWA locations, which today numbers 7 and growing soon to 8. Danny is currently married to Belinda (Easley) and combined they have 7 children-4 boys 3 girls. They have 12 grandchildren including 2 sets of twins. Danny has always been involved in the community-starting with coaching Little League/Babe Ruth baseball; officiating Football; and running Football score board for both High Schools. Danny is an Ambassador with the Springdale Chamber and won Ambassador of the year in 2015. Currently he is one of the Chamber Board of Directors. He is also a Springdale Rotarian. Danny and his wife are members of Cross Church Springdale. He enjoys camping with family and friends; fishing; and enjoying the outdoors.