NWA Council and EngageNWA to Host Voter Participation Forum


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The Northwest Arkansas Council and EngageNWA invite business and community leaders to join a voter participation forum this Friday, Sept. 25 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Featured speakers include:

  • Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston.

  • Lee Bansil, Tyson Foods Vice President of Corporate Communications.

  • Lee Culpepper, Walmart Vice President of Public Affairs.

The event is moderated by Randy Wilburn, founder and host of the I Am Northwest Arkansas podcast.

On this digital forum, participants will learn about some of the corporate and small-business efforts and strategies designed to increase voter participation.

Secretary of State Thurston will give an overview of the state’s approach to the 2020 elections and tips for businesses.

Participants will get access to a voter toolkit, including:

  • Tips for businesses to help get out the vote.

  • Important dates and deadlines.

  • Additional resources.