Chief Elected Officials

The Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Arkansas include the County Judges of Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy and Washington Counties. Mayors of First Class Cities also serve as CEOs for the Workforce Development Programs.


Baxter County


Mickey Pendergrass
County Judge

Hillrey Adam
Mayor
Mountain Home


Benton County


Barry Moehring
County Judge

Stephanie Orman
Mayor
Bentonville

Greg Hines
Mayor
Rogers

John Turner
Mayor
Siloam Springs

Pete Christy
Mayor
Bella Vista

Bill Edwards
Mayor
Centerton

Chris Moore
Mayor
Lowell

Jackie Crabtree
Mayor
Pea Ridge


Boone County


Robert Hathaway
County Judge

Jerry Jackson
Mayor
Harrison


Carroll County


Sam Barr
County Judge

Tim McKinney, Vice Chair
Mayor
Berryville

Robert ‘Butch’ Berry
Mayor
Eureka Springs


Madison County


Frank Weaver
County Judge

Darrell Trahan
Mayor
Huntsville


Marion County


John Massey
County Judge

Shawn Lane, Secretary
Mayor
Yellville


Newton County


Warren Campbell
County Judge

Janice Larson
Mayor
Jasper


Searcy County


Jim Harness
County Judge

Kevin Elliot
Mayor
Marshall


Washington County


Joseph Woods
County Judge

Lioneld Jordan
Mayor
Fayetteville

Doug Sprouse, Chairman
Mayor
Springdale

Ernie Penn
Mayor
Farmington