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Yvonne Richardson Center Board of Directors

The Board of Directors operates as a 501 ( c ) (3) which was established in 1995 to serve as an advisor board to the Yvonne Richardson Center.   The center was constructed in 1995 by the city at a cost of $371,200.  The facility itself consists primarily of a gymnasium, a conference room, a computer room and an office.

Staff Contact

Anthony Hicks
(479) 582-0733


There shall be a board of directors composed of eleven (11) persons.  The terms shall be staggered (The board of directors shall be divided into three classes of three members each.


The members of the first class shall hold office for a term of one year, the members of the second class shall hold office for a term of two years, the members of the third class shall hold office for a term of three years).  Members of the board must be a resident of Fayetteville.

Each director shall hold office for the term for which he or she is elected and until his/her successor is elected and qualified.  The annual election shall be held each year on the third Thursday in September.


Vacancies on the board of directors shall be filled by appointment made by the remaining directors.

Meeting Times

Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Yvonne Richardson Center (240 Rock Street, Fayetteville, AR ). 

Yvonne Richardson Center Minutes

City of Fayetteville Appointees

Position Name Address Phone Terms
President Anthony Hicks 5310 Village Parkway, Suite 1
Fayetteville, 72701
Vice President James Wilks

2105 N. Alpine,
Fayetteville, 72704

Secretary John L. Colbert 2140 Loren Circle,
Fayetteville, 72701
Treasurer Chris Smith 1160 Boxley,
Fayetteville, 72704
Cathy Cooper 1573 Sandy Drive,
Fayetteville, 72701
Edith Hawkins 3196 Gypsum Drive,
Fayetteville, 72704
Eugene Nash 721 Birwin,
Fayetteville, 72703
Maxine Hutchens 1721 Zion Road,
Fayetteville, 72703
Spencer Brown 4387 W. Bell Flower Drive,
Fayetteville, 72701
Terri Pegue 2389 Woodlark Lane,
Fayetteville, 72704