WHEN: Saturday, Mar 9th, 10 a.m. – noon
WHERE: Rogers Public Library
711 S Dixieland Rd
Rogers, AR 72758
Friends of RPL Community Room
Conservative Arkansas is very pleased to announce that Davy Carter, the Speaker of the House for the 89th General Assembly and the first Republican to hold this position in 138 years, will be the guest speaker at our March meeting. The Speaker will be joined by Rep. Charlie Collins of Fayetteville, District 84, who was appointed by Carter to chair the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.
Speaker Carter of Cabot, District 43, is serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He also serves on the Joint Budget Committee, Revenue and Taxation Committee, and Insurance and Commerce Committee.
During the 88th General Assembly, Rep. Carter served as chair of the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. He also served on the House City, County and Local Affairs Committee; Legislative Joint Auditing Committee; and the House Rules Committee. For the 87th General Assembly, Rep. Carter served on the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee, where he chaired the Subcommittee on Constitutional Issues; the House Judiciary Committee; and the Joint Performance Review Committee.
Rep. Carter is a banker and attorney. He earned a J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s William H. Bowen School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. He completed the LSU Graduate School of Banking, and he received an undergraduate degree in Corporate Finance from Arkansas State University. Rep. Carter has been involved with several civic and youth organizations in his community, where he also a member of the First Baptist Church in Cabot. He and his wife, Cara, have three children.
Rep. Collins is a small business owner in his second term in the Arkansas House of Representatives, and additionally serves on the Legislative Joint Audit Committee and the Insurance and Commerce Committee. A veteran, he received a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, and earned a master’s in quantitative economics from George Washington University. He and his wife, Leeann, have four teenage children.