County Commissioners appoint arena advisory board

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 12, 2019

County Commissioners appointed seven people to an arena advisory board on Tuesday.

  • Dennis Moore, who is a former president of the Alabama Junior Rodeo Association, a business owner and has been in rodeos since he was a child. Commissioner Kenneth Northey nominated Moore.
  • Kevin Rodgers, who is in the cattle and rodeo industry and has contacts to help with the arena. Commissioner Joe Barton nominated Rodgers.
  • Carla Powell, who Commissioner Tony Holmes said would bring a lot of contacts to the table.
  • Thomas Huggins, who Commissioner Kyle Adams said would broaden the board’s horizons to bring more events to the arena.
  • Becky Courson, who has a strong interest in the arena and the equine industry. She was nominated by Chairman Greg White.

Also serving as ex-officio members, which mean they have no vote, are Karen Sowell and Stephanie Cotton.