2019-2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Suzie Bell

Interim Chair, Executive Committee

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Suzie Bell was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Bell attended the University of Arkansas and the University of Houston for both undergraduate and graduate study. Her professional experience includes working as a speech pathologist. Bell is a founder and board member of Eureka Christian Health Outreach, Inc. She is also a member of the Methodist Church, the Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics, the Democratic Party of Arkansas, the Democratic Party of Carroll County, the Washington County Democratic Party, Washington County Democratic Women, and Washington County Senior

Charles Templeton

Vice-Chair, Executive Committee

  • Facilitating enhanced communication tools with membership

  • Chair sub-committee, Issues & Messages

Ty Mrahunec

Treasurer, Executive Committee

Vice-Chairman, Finance Committee

  • Develop a plan for fundraising

  • Develop a budget based on needs of the DPCC committees

  • Report on state of finances at each DPCC meeting (Treasurer's Report)

  • Purchasing office and promotional items as required

I moved to Eureka Springs in 2010 with my partner of 19 years, Shannon Dugger.  I lived my entire life in Houston Texas until we decided we wanted something different.  We owned and operated a tax practice for over 20 years when we made the big jump to change our lives and move to beautiful Eureka Springs.  Once in Eureka, we purchased Cabin Fever Resort.  I still do some tax and accounting on the side, but my primary focus has been the cabins.

Until this past election season, I admittedly have not been a very vocal Democrat.  However, the current political climate became more than I could ignore and decided it was time to get involved.  I was fortunate to discover the Democratic Party of Carroll County and am excited to help make a change.

As Treasurer, I am dedicated to total transparency while ensuring sound fiscal management, monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting and budgeting.  I also serve as the Chair of the Finance Committee.  

Suzanne Childers

Secretary, Executive Committee

Vice-Chairman, Data Mgmt Committee

  • Membership recording and updates

  • Provide data for voting

  • Record dues info to forward to Treasurer

  • Provide membership info to other committee members & candidates as needed

  • Report progress and activities at DPCC meetings

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The Democratic Party of Carroll County is in an unprecedented time of revitalization aimed to bring Carroll County into a cohesive group of people from various backgrounds with the common goal of creating vibrant multi-community interactions for the good of all the citizens.

This begins with our members sharing  an actual exchange of ideas, issues, and solutions. Building our membership expands our interaction within the community.​

DPCC members are working to be the voice of the people in Carroll County.  Together we can make a difference in Carroll County and ALL the people who live in our beautiful County.

Tyler Squires
Vice-Chair,
Candidate Support Committee
  • Develop plan to recruit and train candidates, including budget and timeline

  • Develop "Meet the Candidates" forums throughout Carroll County

  • Develop a plan to support candidates seeking local offices (including budget)

  • Report progress of recruiting and training at DPCC meetings

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Tyler attended Berryville High School and the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts in Hot Springs, Arkansas. After graduation, Tyler studied American Political Studies at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri and graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2012. Tyler received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law in May 2015. Tyler was licensed to practice in Oklahoma in September 2015 and in Arkansas in April 2016.

Prior to forming Allen Squires Law, PLLC, Tyler worked as a fellow at the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas School of Law and as a paralegal for the Law Office of R. Dawn Allen.

Tyler is a member of the Berryville Lions Club, Berryville Library Advisory Board, and the Greater Berryville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Tyler lives in Berryville with his wife Emily, daughter, and two dogs, Bogart and Sunny.

Jean Reed

Vice-Chair, Community Outreach Committee

  • Organize GOTV at election time

  • Identify and organize community outreach events

  • Budget events and coordinate with Finance Committee

  • Report on events and planned events at DPCC meetings

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As a relatively new Eurekan (June 2017), I am honored and challenged by being asked to serve as Vice Chair of Community Outreach. My hope is that with still fresh eyes, last year’s experience on the Outreach Committee under Jillian’s terrific leadership, and passion to make a positive difference in expanding our Democratic family, that I could honorably serve in that role.

 

 I’m a native Memphian, married, and a Registered Nurse for 40 + years in a variety of capacities. I have enjoyed working over the years with a variety of populations and ethnicities, and developed more empathy from this experience.   I have a world-view of inclusiveness in our country, pertinent to progressive Democratic values.   Over the years I’ve participated in a variety of volunteer opportunities such as AIDS support services, United Way activities, and currently at ECHO clinic.

 

I believe we could help expand our positive and progressive Democratic message in Carroll County.

 
Vice-Chair, Communications Committee
  • Develop plan for website, FaceBook, ads and brochures with budget to Finance

  • Create website, FaceBook presence, etc.

  • Executive Committee gives final approval of materials representing DPCC

  • Report progress and marketing efforts at DPCC meetings

  • Selection and training of county poll workers

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