We would like to introduce our board members.
Please feel free to contact any of us for information on the project.
Travis was born and raised in Marion County. He graduated from Yellville-Summit in 1989. He continued his education at Arkansas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1993.After almost twenty years away; he moved his family back to Marion County in 2008. Travis is proud to be raising his children in his hometown. Travis is the owner of Doshier & Associates, a tax and bookkeeping business in Yellville. He is involved in many community activities and organizations including Mid Marion County Rotary Club.Travis is excited to see the improvement in quality of life that a new community center can provide for the citizens of Marion County.
Secretary, MCCS, Inc.
Marie is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at Regional Family Medicine, Mountain Home, Arkansas. She has been proud to call Marion County home since 1984. Marie has been involved with the Community Center project since 2005. She feels strongly about the multiple benefits that a community center could provide to the people of Marion County.
Lynn Wallace has lived in Marion County almost her entire life. She was a 1999 graduate of Yellville-Summit and is now a Community Bank Lender at Arvest Bank in Yellville. Lynn is married and has a daughter and 2 stepchildren that keep her very busy in our community. She loves living in this area and can't imagine a better place to raise her children. A community center would be beneficial to the entire community, for citizens of all ages and backgrounds. We need a place that binds us all together as one strong community.
Jane has been a Marion County resident since 1976 raising her family here and serving in the health community. She is retired from the position of Laboratory Director at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center where she served almost 28 years and another 7 years at the Marion County Hospital. She has a B.S. degree from University of Iowa in Medical Technology. She has enjoyed scrapbooking for the past 4 years and is glad to serve as Historian for the Marion County Community Center project. She feels this project will help provide many new opportunities for our youth and their families, and provide better facilities for groups already in progress such as the scouts. An indoor pool, meeting rooms, and recreational areas not currently in existence will give the youth and others new recreational possibilities.
Shasta is from the Branson. Mo area but moved to Marion County with her husband Travis in 2008. She attended college at ASUMH and Arkansas Tech University. She is a fourth grade teacher at Bruno Pyatt Elementary. She and Travis have five children. Shasta has grown to love Marion County and the peace that living here offers. They have been members of community centers in other areas and know what a great asset a new center would be to our community.
Phil retired from the position of Executive Director of Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He has been a MCCS, Inc. board member since 2008. He serves as Secretary of the Marion County Single Parents Scholarship Board and is a member of the Mid Marion County Rotary Club. He is also active with the North Central Master Naturalist. He feels the Marion County Community Center can provide a variety of services to people of all age groups in Marion County.
Yvonne served in the United States Marine Corp for 2 years before attending Northern Michigan University in Marquette. She has lived in Arkansas 30 years, raising 2 sons in Yellville. She was the Postmaster of Summit for 21 years. She is a past board member of the Yellville Area Chamber of Commerce where she served as chairman of the National Wild Turkey Calling Contest for Turkey Trot. She was also event coordinator for Yellville's Shawnee Town Celebration. She believes this community center will benefit all of Marion County, from our youngest babies to our oldest citizens and everyone in between. It will also serve as a destination point when a disaster occurs in our area as well as providing a 'safe zone' for all our veterans. It will be a valuable asset to our county, offering endless opportunities for our citizens.
Linda is currently retired. She married her husband, Dan, in 1974 and they had 2 children. They now have 4 grandchildren and 4 puppies. Linda graduated from UCA in 1995 with a degree in Business Management: Marketing Emphasis. In March of 2014, Linda moved to Summit, Ar. Her hobbies include knitting, embroidery, canning and many community activities. Linda is an active member of Marion County Community Services, and Hope for Horses.
Stacey, her husband Bryan, and son Christian moved to Flippin in 2010. She was thrilled to move to the Natural State, being a little bit of a “tree-hugger” herself. In 2012, they had a daughter, Eva. Stacey was a certified teacher for 15 years. She is also a board member for the Bull Shoals White River Chamber of Commerce. Stacey and Bryan own two Marion County businesses. Dominator Websites builds, hosts and maintains custom websites Top Quality Home Services provides carpet cleaning and power washing services. “Serving Marion County is what we do!”
Board Member, MCCS, Inc.
Lauren is originally from the St. Louis County area and moved to Marion County in 2015. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree double majoring in Allied Health and Animal Science from the College of the Ozarks in 2013 and earned her Master of Science degree in Agricultural and Extension Education in 2017 from the University of Arkansas. She married her husband, John, in 2014. Lauren is the Legal Assistant and Manager of the Law Office of John Milum and she also manages their rental properties. She enjoys many outdoor activities including fishing on the White River and hiking the beautiful Ozark hills. Lauren is proud to be a part of the community and is active in local events and fundraisers and serves on the Marion County Single Parent Scholarship Fund board and the Marion County Community Services board. She believes that the new community center will provide new opportunities for citizens of all ages, provide a local facility for conferences and group meetings, provide jobs within the community, and serve as a storm shelter and a destination point during an emergency.
Tim has spent over 20 years in nonprofit fundraising/management for Boy Scouts of America, American Heart Association, Bethesda Lutheran Homes, and Easter Seals. He moved to Bull Shoals in 2015 and volunteers for the Bull Shoals Food Pantry, Christ by the Lake Lutheran Church and the Bull Shoals Library. Tim feels that everyone who lives in Marion County would benefit from having a Community Center.