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  • Ward 1 Position 1

    Ward 1 Position 1

    Bill Burnett

    NWA director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Resident of Johnson since 2004.  Charter member of the Johnson Clear Creek Trails board. .  City council member since June 2007.

  • Ward 1 Position 2

    Ward 1 Position 2

    Dan Cross


    BIO Coming Soon

  • Ward 2 Position 1

    Ward 2 Position 1

    Bob Fant

    Bob Fant came to Northwest Arkansas in May of 1996 to serve as pastor of First Assembly of God in Springdale.

    Bob and his wife, Shari, have two daughters, Heather Lonneman and Andra Smith. They have four grandchildren: Hunter, Caroline, Samuel, and Ashton. Their daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren all reside in Northwest Arkansas. 

    Fant has served in several capacities with the Arkansas District Council of the Assemblies of God, and currently serves on the Executive Board.  He also serves on various other ministry related boards.

    Community involvement has included serving as an elected member of the Bright Star School District, serving as an appointee of the Governor of Arkansas to the Arkansas School Health Council, and serving for 10 years as a commissioner for the Wynne, AR Water Utilities. He has served continuously on the Johnson City Council since his first election in 1998..

  • Ward 2 Position 2

    Ward 2 Position 2

    Katherine Hudson

    Katherine Hudson previously served on the Greenland City Council before her real estate business moved her north. She attended the requisite Muncipal League classes in Little Rock that prepare a city resident for representing the needs of its city.

    Katherine is an executive broker approaching her 5th year in NWA real estate sales. She recently completed requirements for the CRS designation to become a better real estate professional for her clients. Katherine is also a certified stager.

    Katherine's academic background also includes a BA History, MAT Education, 18 hours Masters Geography, and 18 hours Gifted Education. Katherine taught for 15 years in public education.

    Katherine, a Texas native, got here as quick as she could. She loves working in real estate, municipal interests, family, sheltie pups, jazz, trails, and everything NWA. She is excited to announce her upcoming blog for all things dogs in NWA, NWADogBlog.

  • Ward 3 Position 1

    Ward 3 Position 1

    Richard McMullen

    Dr. Richard L. McMullen has represented his constituents in Johnson as alderman for 4 years.  During that time he has served on the budget and finance, personnel, and festival committees.  He has also attained his certification as a Municipal Official as administered by the Arkansas Municipal League indicating his commitment to continuing education and local leadership.  By day, Dr. McMullen works as a research associate of applied soil physics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.  His research focuses on water and gas movement in soil and his expertise relates to how animal manure amendments to pasture soils influence water quality and greenhouse gas emissions.

    Richard was born in Fayetteville, but has lived in Ireland and New Zealand with Valerie, his wife of 18 years, and two children, ages 12 and 16.  Their family has lived in Johnson for 8 years.  Previous entrepreneurial activities include on-site document destruction, recycling, roll-off services, and real-estate investment businesses. His hobbies are perennial, edible gardening and anything relating to cars, including autocross.

  • Ward 3 Position 2

    Ward 3 Position 2

    John Wright

    Bio Coming Soon