Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission was created by Arkansas Code Annotated 14-51-201 et. seq. - Little Rock City Code, Section 2-112. Each of the commission's seven (7) members serve six (6)-year terms. The Civil Service Commission is responsible for personnel policy, merit system rules and regulations and employee/candidate appeals within authority established by Arkansas Statute and City Ordinance. Members must be residents of Little Rock for more than three (3) years and must complete a questionnaire when applying for a position.

The Civil Service Commission meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month (or as necessary) at 8:00 AM at Little Rock City Hall in the Board of Directors Chambers.

For More Information

Civil Service Commission
Stacey Witherell, Director
Human Resources Department
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Suite #130W
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4590

AUTHORITY: Arkansas Code Annotated 14-51-201 et. seq. - Little Rock City Code, Section 2-112; Ordinance No. 20,413 (March 1, 2011)
TERM: Six (6) years
MEMBERS: Seven (7)
DUTIES: The Commission is responsible for personnel policy, merit system rules and regulations and employee/candidate appeals within authority established by Arkansas Statute and City Ordinance for Civil Service employees.
SELECTION: A member must be a resident of Little Rock for more than three (3) years and must complete a questionnaire when applying for a position.
MEETINGS: Second and Fourth Thursday of Each Month (or as necessary)
Little Rock City Hall
Board of Directors Chambers
8:00 AM

Current Members

Henry Akins II
Term Expires: 4-1-2023

Maxine Allen
Term Expires:  4-1-2025

Cara Boyd-Connors
Term Expires: 4-1-2025

Jeffrey Hildebrand
Term Expires: 4-1-2023

Obray Nunnley, Jr.
Term Expires: 4-1-2023


Paula Gray Stitz

Term Expires: 4-1-2025