The Arkansas Waterways Commission (AWC) named Phyllis Harden as its new chairperson. She is the first female chairman of the commission, and she's the first female member of the Arkansas Waterways Commission. Harden is an employee of Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel Company where she's responsible for Legislative and Special Projects.
The Arkansas Waterways Commission is the sole state agency responsible for developing, promoting and protecting waterborne transportation in Arkansas. The Commission also promotes economic development for ports on the five commercially navigable rivers of the state: The Arkansas, Mississippi, Ouachita, Red, and White Rivers. Please click the links on the left for more information.