Senator Lance Eads
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- District: 7
- Seniority: 22
- District Address: P.O. Box 8343, Springdale, 72766
- Phone: 479-435-5139
- Email: Lance.Eads@senate.ar.gov
- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Springdale Chamber of Commmerce
- Legislative Service: Senate 2017
Senator Lance Eads represents District 7 which covers must of Springdale and the extreme east side of Washington County. District 7 also covers cities Johnson, Goshen and Elkins. For the 93rd General Assembly, Senator Eads is serving as the Assistant Pro Tempore for the 3rd Congressional District.
Senator Eads is the chair of Senate Rules, Resolutions and Memorials for the 93rd General Assembly. He is also a member of Senate Education, Senate Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs, Joint Energy Committee, Joint Budget Committee, Arkansas Legislative Council and serves on several subcommittees.
Senator Eads sponsored legislation to clarify the law regarding compensation of elected county and city officers, to clarify the authority of cities and towns to control building regulations and to amend the local job creation, job expansion and economic development Act of 2017.
Senator Eads served in the House of Representatives for two years before his election to the Senate in 2016. He served as chair of the House City, County and Local Affairs – House Local Government Personnel Subcommittee and was a member of Joint Performance Review and on its subcommittees.
Before being elected to the legislature, he served as a Justice of the Peace in Washington County and worked for Springdale Advertising and Promotion Commission. Senator Eads is a vice president for the Springdale Chamber of Commerce.
He graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia with a BSE in Education.
Senator Eads and his wife, Kim, have two daughters. They are members of Cross Church Baptist Church in Springdale.
- Chair: JBC-ADMINISTRATIVE RULE REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE, SENATE RULES, RESOLUTIONS & MEMORIALS
- ALC-JBC SPECIAL LANGUAGE
- JBC-SPECIAL LANGUAGE
- TRANSPORTATION, TECHNOLOGY & LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS - SENATE
- ENERGY - JOINT
- ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ALC)
- JOINT BUDGET COMMITTEE
- EDUCATION COMMITTEE - SENATE
- LEGISLATIVE JOINT AUDITING
Senator Lance Eads
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