1968

Year Established

4,000+

Projects Completed

$BILLION+

Managed in Economic & Commmunity Development Projects

PROVIDING PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO GENERATE COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC GROWTH!

Focused on Exceeding Expectations

WHO WE ARE

The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD), established in 1968, is a non-profit, multi-county, multi-purpose, and multi-funded Planning and Development Organization serving Faulkner, Lonoke, Monroe, Prairie, Pulaski and Saline Counties.

Through CAPDD's close relationship with our communities and extensive partner network, you'll benefit from a robust spectrum of economic development resources. We focus on exceeding expectations and provide experienced and dedicated personnel who can facilitate various services and support.

The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District is committed to providing grant writing, grant management, and staff services needed by our member municipal and county governments.

SERVICES

Community Members
Waste Management
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COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Working with a variety of funding sources, staff members assist cities and counties with applications for grant funds, and administer the projects once they are funded.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

The Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District is one of eighteen districts across the State of Arkansas. The District service area includes the three counties of Lonoke, Monroe, and Prairie.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federal funded program that connects Americans to high wage sustainable jobs. Through training and educational opportunities, our goal is to increase the workforce pipeline to create an environment where businesses succeed and people secure employment at a higher wage, leading to the enhancement to their quality of life.

Upcoming Events

  • December 2021 - Workforce Development Board of Directors Meeting
    Dec 06, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Online/Conference Call
    The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board or Directors will meet on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

MEET OUR STAFF

 

CONTACT CENTRAL ARKANSAS PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

902 N. Center Street | PO Box 300
Lonoke, AR 72086

501-676-2721

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RODNEY LARSEN

Executive Director

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TINA ROUSH
Executive Deputy Director

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DEBBIE DILLION

Accounting Specialist

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FAY COX

Accounting Manager

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CONYA SPENCER
Director of Economic Development

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MARSHA SEBOURN

Administrative Assistant/One-Stop Internal Monitor

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ANNIE CRISP

Administrative Assistance

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KIRA LIVINGSTON

Digital Media Coordinator

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ARLENE THURMAN
Receptionist

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TANYA CHILDERS

Community Service Specialist II

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LEIGH ANN POOL

Director of Solid Waste Management

Mission

To serve as a catalyst for economic, community and workforce development; thereby ensuring, through regional preparedness, the local units of government and the citizens of Central Arkansas have the capability to plan and direct sustainable economic growth, including the human potential to meet the challenging demands of the global job market


CAPDD/Arkansas Workforce Center is an “equal opportunity employer/program,” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to Individuals with disabilities.” Arkansas Relay Service: 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) 1-800-285-1131 (TDD)  Or TDD 711.

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TREVOR VILLINES

Regional Disaster Economic Recovery Coordinator