Legislative Update

Make a Difference, Be Engaged, Be Involved
Ron Harrod, ARCUA Lobbyist

Credit union members can make a difference by being engaged and involved.   Ron will discuss:

  • Pathways to navigate the 2018 Elections and the 92nd General Assembly,
  • Voter information on ballot issues,
  • Legislation recommendations from the Tax Reform & Relief Legislative Task Force,
  • ARCUPAC contributions for the 2018 State Election Candidates, and
  • Public Funds Legislation for 2018 legislative session.

About Ron Harrod

Ron enjoys politics and history.  He studied political science at Ouachita Baptist University.  

He spent 14 years serving on two of the state’s most powerful and influential commissions. He served four years on the state Alcohol Beverage Control Board. During his tenure he oversaw some the most sweeping reforms the ABC Board has ever undertaken.   In 1983 he was appointed to the State Highway Commission where he worked diligently for ten years.   

Ron served as an Arkansas Insurance Commissioners Licensing Advisory Board member beginning January 1990 for several years.

He currently serves as President of his own public affairs firm, Ron Harrod, INC.  He has been a contract lobbyist since 1993. That same year he started working with the Arkansas Credit Union League.

Ron monitors proposed legislation and regulations between the legislative sessions and intervenes on the client’s behalf as the needs dictate.  This includes local, state and federal.

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