New Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce directors named

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce has announced four new directors who will begin Jan. 1 for the chamber.

They replace outgoing directors Terry McClung, Zeek Taylor, Jim Nelson and George Purvis.

"We are glad to have these people on board and look forward to working with them the next three years, at least," said Chamber CEO/President Mike Bishop.

* Marsha Havens, a Carroll County native, represents more than 100 local artists and fine craftspeople in her gallery, Eureka Thyme at 19 Spring St.

* Glenn Crenshaw has spent the majority of his working life in marketing and has extensive marketing experience in the grocery business, retail sales, print production and in consulting non-profits. Crenshaw has served on the People Helping People Board and on the Kings River Watershed Partnership Board. He is a partner in All Seasons Real Estate, with locations in Eureka Springs and Holiday Island. His wife, Loretta, serves as director of the Carnegie Public Library.

* Rod McGuire retired not long ago from a 38-year-long career in teaching, 36 of which were spent in Eureka Springs schools. He has been selected an honorary alumnus of Eureka Springs High School and was recognized as a Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. McGuire has served as a board member of the Eureka Springs Child Development Center, the Planning Commission, and as Chairman of the Parks Commission. He is on the advisory committee for the Historical Museum and is very active in St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. He also produces "Voices from Eureka's Silent City".

* Dan Mumaugh is a former United States Air Force Colonel and pilot who retired to Eureka Springs in 2000 after nearly 27 years of military service. He has worked non-stop since arriving in our community, serving on the board of directors of Cornerstone Bank, Mercy Hospital (Berryville) Foundation, Mercy Home Healthcare and Hospice Advisory Board. He is a Carroll County Justice of the Peace and serves on the Quorum Court's Budget Committee. Mumaugh has served as executive director and chairman of the board for Arkansas Community Foundation's Carroll County Affiliate. He is also a past board member and secretary of the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce, where he was instrumental in establishing the relationship enjoyed between the chamber and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

The directors serve three-year terms. They are nominated by committee and voted on by the entire membership.

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