Executive Board

Ashley Ahlert

Ashley Ahlert

President

Born and raised in Fort Smith, Ashley's earliest memories of volunteerism was alongside her mother. As a child, Ashley spent days and evenings with her mom participating in the Junior League of Fort Smith's Pregnancy Clinic, Old Fort Days Riverfest, and the Bargain Box. As an adult, the importance of volunteering and giving back to the community is the driving force behind Ashley's commitment to the Junior League of Fort Smith. Ashley has been in the Junior League for 7 years and has held the following placements:

Position Dates Held
President, Board of Directors 6/1/2012 to 5/31/2013
President Elect, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Chairman, Fund Development 6/1/2010 to 5/31/2011
Chairman, Education and Training 6/1/2010 to 5/31/2011
Community Vice President, Board of Directors 6/1/2009 to 5/31/2010
Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2008 to 5/31/2009
Co-Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2007 to 5/31/2008
Co-Chairman, Cookbook Research 6/1/2006 to 5/31/2007

Ashley is married to her husband Brian Ahlert. They have two children, Bennett (4) and Haven Isabella (3). Outside of the Junior League, she commits her time to her family, the AR Air National Guard, and her career as a Real Estate Professional with Bradford & Udouj Realtors.

Lauren Hall

Lauren Hall

President Elect

Lauren has been a member of the Junior League for five years and held the following positions:

Position Dates Held
President Elect, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Chairman, Kids in the Kitchen 6/1/2012 to 5/31/2013
Co-Chairman, Kids in the Kitchen 6/1/2011 to 5/31/2012
Co-Chairman, Arrangements 6/1/2010 to 5/31/2011
Member at Large, Holiday Market 6/1/2009 to 5/31/2010

Lauren and her husband Sam have been living in Fort Smith for the last 6 years. She is a registered dietitian but currently stays home full time with their two boys Eli (3) and Weston (18 mos.) She is also involved in First Baptist Church and Crossfit 4:13.

Brooke Moreton

Brooke Moreton

Fund Development VP

Brooke is a Fort Smith native, and is married to her husband, Dayne Moreton. Together they have one daughter, Ivy Kate (18 months). She is the Branch Manager of the Chaffee Crossing Branch of First National Bank of Fort Smith. She has been in Junior League for 4 years and has held the following placements:

Position Dates Held
Fund Development VP, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Placed Member, Kids in the Kitchen 6/1/2012 to 5/31/2013
Chairman, 5K 6/1/2011 to 5/31/2012
Co-Chairman, 5K 6/1/2010 to 5/31/2011

Brooke is very active in the community. She serves as Vice President for the Single Parent Scholarship Fund-Crawford/Franklin/Sebastian, Coordinator of the First Bank Corp Collegiate Ambassadors Board, Fort Smith Noon Lions Club, Barling Pre-K Advisory Board, Barling Dollar$ & $ense Program, and a number of other organizations. She is a member of First Baptist Church, and spends her free time playing tennis and working on the family farm.

Shevonne Coleman

Shevonne Coleman

Community Impact VP

Shevonne is from North Carolina, and has been in the River Valley for 15 years now. She recently married Colby, and they have three dogs together, a pug named Oscar, a weimaraner named Bazil and a lab mix named Duke. She enjoys being outdoors, working out, traveling all around the world, and going to all Razorback athletic games. They are very active in their church, Community Bible, and love volunteering with the Salvation Army through their church. She is licensed in Cosmetology through AR Tech, Ozark Campus and Massage Therapy through the Fort Smith School of Massage.

Position Dates Held
Community Impact VP, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Chairman, Children's Emergency Shelter 6/1/2012 to 5/31/2013
Co-Chairman, Children's Emergency Shelter 6/1/2011 to 5/31/2012
Kelsey Rogers

Kelsey Rogers

Financial Vice President

Kelsey and her husband Chris were born and raised in Fort Smith and have been married for 4 years. They have a dog named Tiger. She attended the University of Arkansas where she studied Psychology and Criminal Justice and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Kelsey worked for the City of Fayetteville in the Accounting department for 3 years and has worked at Palm Beach Capital Corporation, an accounting and investment company, since 2008. She has been in Junior League for 3 years and held the following placements:

Position Dates Held
Financial VP, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2012 to 5/31/2013
Co-Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2011 to 5/31/2012

Kelsey is a member of Immaculate Conception church. She enjoys cooking, baking, and hosting for her friends and family. Kelsey is also an animal lover and is involved in the River Valley Animal Welfare Coalition fundraising event Petropolitan.

Ashley Beasley

Ashley Beasley

Membership Development VP

A native of Fort Smith, Ashley has always had a strong desire to give back to her community through volunteerism. The Junior League has provided numerous opportunities to serve. Ashley is entering her fifth year in the league and has held the following positions:

Position Dates Held
Membership VP, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Placed member, Kids in the Kitchen 6/1/2011 to 5/31/2012
Silent Auction Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2010 to 5/31/2011
Member at Large, Holiday Market 6/1/2009 to 5/31/2010

Ashley is married to Brian Beasley and they have one son, John Parker (1). She is a member of First Baptist Church in Fort Smith. She devotes her time to her career as a Quality Specialist for Arkansas Best Corporation and also as a realtor for Cobblestone Homes.

Michelle Butler

Michelle Butler

Communications VP
Position Dates Held
Communications VP, Board of Directors 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014
Mini-Project Coordinator, Done in a Day 6/1/2012 to 5/31/2013
Chairman, Arrangements 6/1/2011 to 5/31/2012
Touch a truck 6/1/2010 to 5/31/2011
Touch a truck 6/1/2009 to 5/31/2010
Merchant Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2008 to 5/31/2009
Merchant Co-Chairman, Holiday Market 6/1/2007 to 5/31/2008

Michelle and her husband, Monte have been married for 10 years and have two daughters Abbey 7, and Emily 4. She is a stay at home mom and helps manage MButler Properties. She is active in the PTA at Euper Lane Elementary and serves as homeroom mom. She also volunteers in the children's ministry at her church. She enjoys spending time with family at the lake and playing tennis.

Mona Eads

Sustainer to the Board

Mona is married to Bill Eads and has three children, Chris (age 28), Braden (age 24) and Megan (age 17). She had been employed at Beall, Barclay & Company, PLC for 21 years. Mona had been involved with the Junior League since 1989 and became a sustaining member in 2000. Mona has held the following placements:

Position Dates Held
Sustainer to the Board, Board of Directors 6/1/2004 to 5/31/2005
President, Board of Directors 6/1/1999 to 5/31/2000
President-elect, Board of Directors 6/1/1998 to 5/31/1999
Financial Vice President, Board of Directors 6/1/1997 to 5/31/1998
Nominating Chair, Nominating/Placement 6/1/1996 to 5/31/1997
Nominating/Placement – Placement Advisor 6/1/1995 to 5/31/1996
Financial Vice-President, Board of Directors 6/1/1994 to 5/31/1995
Treasurer, Board of Directors 6/1/1993 to 5/31/1994
Assistant Treasurer, Board of Directors 6/1/1992 to 5/31/1993
Chair, Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic 6/1/1991 to 5/31/1992
Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic 6/1/1990 to 5/31/1991
Provisional Year 6/1/1989 to 5/31/1990

She served on the Board of Directors of the Bonneville House Association for 3 years and held the positions of Treasurer and President. She served on the Fort Smith Museum of History Board of Directors for 3 years held the position of Treasurer. She also served on the Lincoln Childcare Board of Directors and was on the Finance committee. She was active in her children’s schools and served as treasurer for the Immaculate Conception PTO and helped with Mash Bash at Southside serving most recently as the Volunteer Coordinator.