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2022-2023 Board of Directors

Each board member brings a unique set of skills to the organization and we are honored to have women from a multitude of backgrounds serving on our board.

Tristin Bolton


Tristin Bolton currently resides in Van Buren, AR with her husband and daughter. She is a graduate of Northeastern State with a Bachelors in Human and Family Sciences. She later attended the University of Arkansas to earn her Masters in Human Environmental Sciences.


She works for Crawford County as a Family and Consumer Sciences County Agent. Her main work role is to provide research based education and resources for individuals and families.  Tristin was selected for the Class of 2020 for Talk Business Fast 15. She also participated in Leadership Crawford County and Leadership Fort Smith.


She has been involved with JLFS since 2016 and has had held the following placements:


  • New Member Class (2016-2017)

  • Provisional Coordinator (2017 - 2018)

  • Scholarship Chair (2018 - 2019)

  • Project READY Chair (2019 - 2020)

  • Community Impact Vice President (2020-2021)

  • President Elect (2021-2022)

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Kayla Anthony

President Elect

Kayla Anthony is a graduate of Benton High School and completed her Bachelor's Degree in Community Health Promotion at the University of Arkansas, and her Master's Degree in Health Services Administration from Mississippi College. 

Kayla has been in the healthcare industry since 2014 when she moved to Fort Smith.  She currently works as the Senior Foundation Coordinator at the Mercy Health Foundation and .  

She is married to Justin and they have two dogs.  In her free time, Kayla enjoys playing board games with her friends and volunteering. 

She was selected for the Class of 2021 for Talk Business and Politics' Fast 15 and is currently participating in Leadership Fort Smith.

She has been involved with JLFS since 2018 and has had held the following placements:

  • New Member Class (2018-2019) 

  • Home Tour Co-Chair (2019-2020)

  • Holiday Home Tour Chair (2020-2021)

  • Community Impact Vice President (2021-2022)

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Emily Treadaway

Communications Vice President

Emily Treadaway is native of Fort Smith and a UAFS graduate.  She has been a member at Grace Community Church, along with her husband and two children, for the past 10 years.


Along with her volunteerism through JLFS, she also volunteers at her church and with 100 Families, where she serves as the Chair of the Connection Committee. 


Emily has been the County Coordinator for the statewide non-profit, The CALL since 2017.  With The CALL, she works with local foster and adoptive families. 


Her time with League has helped her both personally and professionally and she is looking forward to serving on the Board again this year. She was selected for Leadership Crawford County as part of the Class of 2021-2022.

Emily has been a member of JLFS since 2016 and has held the following placements:

  • New Member Class (2016-2017) 

  • Special Events Co-Coordinator, Day at the Derby (2017-2018) 

  • Special Events Coordinator, Day at the Derby (2018-2019) 

  • Scholarship Coordinator, Project READY       (2019-2020)

  • New Member Trainer (2020-2021)

  • Membership Vice President (2021-2022)

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Sarah Webb

Community Impact Vice President

Sara Webb lives in Pocola, OK with her husband, three daughters, 13 chickens, a duck, and several potbellied pigs. She earned an Associate's of Nursing from Carl Albert State College in 2006 and has worked a variety of nursing jobs, from hospice on the floor to educating CNA students at UAMS. 

In 2023, she earned her Bachelor's of Arts in Education from Western Governors University. She will begin teaching third grade in the Fall of 2023.


Sara has been a member of JLFS since and has had the following placements:

  • New Member Class (2017-2018)

  • Placed Member in READY (2018-2019)

  • Placed Member in READY (2019-2020)

  • Co-Chair of READY (2020-2021)

  • Chair of READY (2021-2022)

  • Community Impact Vice President (2022-2023)

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Claire Person

Financial Vice President

Claire Person was born and raised in Fort Smith. Claire graduated from Southside High School in 2009 before attending the University of Arkansas, where she obtained a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.  

For the past five years, Claire has worked at ArcBest in the Corporate Accounting Department, where she is currently a Senior Accountant.  Prior to that, she was an audit associate at BKD, LLP in Rogers and Fort Smith.  

Claire enjoys giving back to the community that helped raise her. Currently, she is the President of the Girls Inc. of Fort Smith Board of Directors.  She is the Supervisory Committee Chair for the Arkansas Best Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, and is a member of the Finance Committee for the Fort Smith First United Methodist Church. Claire is a graduate of the Leadership Fort Smith class of 2019.

Her husband, Dalton, is also Fort Smith native, and they enjoy exploring all that Fort Smith has to offer while spending time with family and friends at their favorite local spots.

Claire has been a member of JLFS since 2018 and has held the following placements:

  • New Member Class (2018-2019) 

  • Project READY Co-Chair (2019-2020)

  • Project READY Chair (2020-2021)

  • Financial Vice President (2021-2022)


Haley Roop

Fund Development Vice President

Haley Roop was born and raised in Fort Smith. Haley graduated from Northside High School in 2010 before attending the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, where she obtained a degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Human Resources.


Haley currently works at MAHG Architecture, Inc. as the Office Manager. She is married to her husband, Nathan, and has three children, Phoenix, Owen, and Harper. 


In her free time, Haley enjoys attending Razorback games, concerts, and going to Disney World. 


She has been involved with JLFS since 2018 and had held the following placements:


• New Member Class (2018-2019) 

• Chair Grant Writer  (2019-2022)


Krissy Cotner

Membership Vice President

Krissy Cotner was born in Sallisaw, Oklahoma but has lived in Fort Smith for the last 16 years. She has been a banker for all 16 years and currently serves as the Retail Operations Manager for First Security Bank’s Fort Smith market.


Krissy loves spending time with her husband Josiah and their two children Presley and Kyler. Other hobbies she enjoys are crafting and playing board games. 


She has been involved with JLFS since 2017, and has held the following placements:

  • New Member Class (2017-2018)
  • Day at the Derby Co-Chair (2018-2019)
  • Fund in a Day Chair (2019-2020)

  • New Member Trainer​ (2020-2022)

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Lindsey  Steiger

Sustainer to the Board

Lindsey Steiger-Muck graduated from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing. She later completed her Executive MBA from the University of Arkansas.


After a career in the corporate sector, Lindsey started a new journey in higher education. She is currently the Corporate Outreach Manager for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. She completed the UARK Leaders program and Leadership Fayetteville in 2022.


Lindsey and her wife Tara reside in Fayetteville, and in her spare time she enjoys reading the latest best sellers, trying new recipes, and traveling. 


She has been involved with JLFS since 2012, and has held the following placements:


  • New Member Class (2012 - 2013)

  • Done in a Day Co-Chair (2013 - 2014)

  • Done in a Day Chair (2014 - 2015)

  • Community Impact Vice President (2015 - 2016)

  • President Elect (2016 - 2017)

  • President (2017 - 2018)

  • Sustainer (2018 - 2022)

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311 Garrison Avenue

Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901 

(479) 783-3930

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