About

Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission

The Advertising and Promotion Commission is authorized to administer and oversee funds received from the three percent Fort Smith lodging tax and is comprised of seven (7) members as follows according to Ark. Code Ann 26 75 605:

Four (4) members of the commission shall be owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry and shall reside in either Fort Smith or within Sebastian County. At least three (3) of these four (4) members shall be owners or managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants and all of them shall serve staggered terms of four (4) years. Two (2) members of the commission shall be members of the governing body of the City of Fort Smith and selected by the governing body and shall serve at the will of the governing body. One (1) member of the Commission shall be from the public at large who shall reside within Fort Smith or Sebastian County and shall serve for a term of four (4) years. Any vacancy in the four (4) tourism industry positions or the one (1) at large position shall be filled by appointment made by the remaining members of the commission, with the approval of the Fort Smith Board of Directors. Meetings are monthly as called and are held at The Blue Lion in Downtown Fort Smith unless otherwise stated in meeting announcements.

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George McGill - Mayor of Fort Smith, Arkansas

GEORGE MCGILL
Fort Smith Mayor

Appointed: 01/08/2019
Expiration: N/A

479-784-2430
mayor@fortsmithar.gov


Robyn Dawson, Fort Smith City Director

ROBYN DAWSON
City Director

Appointed: 01/08/2019
Expiration: N/A

479-784-2430
robyn.dawson@fortsmithar.gov


Talicia Richardson - Prohibition Bar - 646 Downtown

TALICIA RICHARDSON
Owner, Prohibition Bar

Appointed: 12/15/2020
Expiration: 12/31/2022

taliciarichardson@gmail.com


STORM NOLAN
Owner, Hampton Inn

Appointed: 11/18/2014
Expiration: 12/31/2023

479-649-6909
snolan@cskhotels.com


Brandon Goldsmith Headshot

BRANDON GOLDSMITH
Professor, UAFS

Appointed: 06/14/2021
Expiration: 12/31/2022

fwrbrandon@hotmail.com


Daniel Mann

DANIEL MANN
Director & CEO, FCRA

Appointed: 02/16/2022
Expiration: 12/31/2024

479-452-4554
daniel@chaffeecrossing.com