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Each year, the nominating committee elects new members to serve on the Chamber’s Board of Directors to replace those whose three-year term has expired. When considering new members for the Board of Directors, the nominating committee takes into consideration multiple factors to ensure the Board has equal representation from several categories: Large/Small Business and Industry, Hospitality & Tourism, Real Estate, Financial, Education, Healthcare, Non-Profit, Utilities, Retirees, etc.
The slate of names below has been nominated by the nominating committee, approved by the Board of Directors, and agreed to serve a three-year term on the Chamber Board. Members of the Chamber have been asked to cast their vote in an announcement this week.
Meg Clayton- Nature’s Way Natural Health & Lifestyle
Bryan Littleton- Little B’s Grill
Brian Ross- Danfoss
Dawn Schulz- Stories Whiskey Bar & Jack’s Package Store
Scott Tavegia- Little T’s Mini Golf & More
Meg Clayton: Meagan Clayton is a Mountain Home High School graduate and currently co-owns and runs Nature’s Way Natural Health and Lifestyle on the Square with her husband, Duncan. When not reading up on the most recent clinical study for natural medicine, she is active with her three daughters in their various activities. Meagan is passionate about the economic development of our community and looks forward to the opportunity to bring those passions to the Chamber Board.
Bryan Littleton: Bryan and his wife, Diane, reside in Norfork. He started the first Little B’s in 1992 in Hope, Arkansas, and grew to 7 locations. In addition to Hope, he opened Little B’s restaurants in Texarkana, Searcy, Magnolia, El Dorado, Conway, and Malvern. He opened a Little B’s Grill in Norfork, AR, in July 2020 and has operated it for the last three years before deciding to sell the current location and relocate to Mountain Home.
- Chairman of the Board of the Arkansas Hospitality Association 2001
- State President of the Arkansas Restaurant Association 2001
- Restaurateur of the Year of the State of Arkansas 2003
- National Restaurant Association Board of Directors 2000 – 2006
- Past President of Texarkana Board of Realtors
Brian Ross: Brian Ross is the Plant Manager of the Danfoss Corporation Mountain Home Plant. Brian is from Ava, MO, and resides in Flippin, AR, with his wife and two daughters. Before assuming the Plant Manager position in January of 2022, Brian worked with Eaton Corporation for over eight years. He held progressive leadership positions across Operations, Engineering, and Supply Chain functions in the Searcy and Mountain Home Plants. Most recently, Brian served as the Supply Chain Manager at the Mountain Home Plant. Before joining Eaton, Brian worked for Invensys Controls in West Plains, MO, in various Supply Chain and Operations positions. He also had an immaculate career with the United States Military, serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment.
Dawn Schulz: Dawn and her husband, Dr. Brad Schulz, moved to Mountain Home in 2012. They currently own Jack’s Package Store and Stories Whiskey Bar.
Scott Tavegia: Scott Tavegia is married to Brandi and dad to Andrew “Little T,” age 7, and Jackson, age 20. Together, they own Little T’s Mini Golf and More. He is an Army veteran and served in Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Panama, and Honduras.
Scott has extensive knowledge of our great country, having lived in 15 states, large cities, and rural locations. His experiences have created a well-rounded view of people, leadership, values, and a passion to see others thrive and succeed. He is passionate about doing the right thing, caring for people, and creating an amazing experience that inspires and encourages others. He always strives to leave others better than he found them.