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A & P Commission

The Advertising and Promotion Commission is made up of seven commissioners. Two from the hotel industry, two from the restaurant industry, two city council members, and one at large position.

The A & P Commission is the governing body of Visit Bentonville. Commissioners must live in Bentonville, be an eligible voter in Bentonville, and also meet one of the seven criteria for a commissioners position, i.e. hotelier, restauranteaur, city council member, or at large-general business person. The seven commissioners meet every fourth Thursday of the month and review financials including tax collections and delinquent accounts, Visit Bentonville operations, and tourism funding requests when applicable.

Below are the current A & P Commissioners:

Commissioner Affiliation Term End**
Todd Darouse Honey Baked Ham 2018
Rob Apple Rope Swing 2016
Bryan Rose
Hilton Garden Inn 2015
Galen Havner At Large 2015
James Smith City Council n/a*
Chris Sooter City Council n/a*
Amanda Webb Comfort Suites 2017

*City Council terms, which are appointed by the Mayor are until the member quits, fails to execute duties or the Mayor has them removed.
**Terms end December of stated year.

Commissioner Application for lodging or prepared food representatives

Commissioner Application for At-Large representative

If you have questions regarding the Advertising & Promotion Commission, please contact Kalene Griffith, President, Visit Bentonville/A& P Commission