VILLAGE LOAN CLOSET BOARD MEMBERS:
Holly Harck 501-984-3073 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Taylor 501-922-0959 email@example.com
Cary Drennen 314-799-6131 firstname.lastname@example.org
Melanie Pederson 608-692-0458 email@example.com
Shirley Bartle 501-922-4631 firstname.lastname@example.org
Clara Nicolosi 501-922-3777 email@example.com
John Tidquist 501-915-8883 firstname.lastname@example.org
Clara Nicolosi VLC Board of Director and Volunteer served 22 years with the U.S. Coast Guard. She merged her administrative, financial and management skills into my new life in Real Estate. Clara began my new career with a local realty agency in Hot Springs Village and then made the change to RE/MAX to better serve her client base. She has made it a priority to continue her real estate education through specialty training and by becoming a licensed broker. Finding ways to give back to the community as an active member the the Property Owners committee for Governmental Affairs, Lakes Committee, an Ambassador for our local Chamber of Commerce and sings with the Village Chorale.
John Tidquist VLC Board of Director and Volunteer has volunteered at Garland County Habitat for Humanity for 10 years, served on the HSV POA Trail Committee for six years, Chaired the 40th Anniversary Celebration with his wife for the POA, served on the Community Foundation for three years, served on two Village Ad Hoc Committees - Village Signage and Service Club Council, served on the Good Sams Advisory Board, was President of the Village Couples Golf Group, is a member to the Community of Joy Lutheran Church, served as the Men's Club President for three years and is currently President of the Friends of the Village Board.
Suellen Wiggins, VLC Board of Directors Treasurer, is a Chicago native but spent the last thirty-three years in San Diego before moving to Hot Springs Village in 2015. Her career has been in equipment inventory control first for the Army, then the VA medical center and finally for a large school district. Her hobbies include traveling, writing and expanding her horizons. She has been looking for a way to give back to her community and when she saw the ad stating the Village Loan Closet needed volunteers, she knew she had found her niche. Helping people find just the right piece of medical equipment for their need is fun and rewarding. It wasn’t before long, Suellen volunteered to be the Treasurer for the Loan Closet. It is a great group of people and I’m happy to be a part of them.
Shirley Bartle, VLC Board of Directors Secretary and Volunteer, has been a resident of the Village since 2000. She has served on several committees and organizations in HSV including the HSVPOA Lakes & Water Committee, Cedar Mountain Ambulance Association, Village Animal Shelter, Lioness Club, Friends of Hot Springs Village, and Potter’s Clay HSV Women’s Auxiliary. She is a former volunteer coordinator for the Potter’s Clay Thrift Shop. She and her late husband, Lynn, moved to Hot Spring Village from Houston, TX. The couple has three children.
Shirley and her late husband, Lynn, moved here from Houston TX and they have three children.
Chad Williams, VLC Board of Directors Member at Large, is the manager and Doctor of Physical Therapy at Harris & Renshaw Physical Therapy Hot Springs Village.
CHAD WILLIAMS -PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy, UCA, 012
BS, Athletic Training, UCA, 2008
National Athletic Trainers Association
Board of Certification, 2008
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 2011
Licensed in Arkansas: Member of the American Physical, Therapy Association, National, Athletic Trainers Association, Arkansas Physical Therapy, Association, and National Strength and Conditioning Association
Dannet Botkin, VLC Board of Directors Member at Large, a marketing, sales and operations professional with more than 25 years of experience, serves as President and Founder of Designs Group Consulting (DGC), an Arkansas-based marketing firm. Before founding DGC, Botkin served as Marketing Director for the Hot Springs Village POA from 2011 – 2015. Botkin has also worked for a number of well-known brands including Neiman-Marcus, Thomson-Leeds, Milltex and WellCare. Botkin currently serves as a Board Director for the Friends of Hot Springs Village. A resident of Hot Springs Village since 2011, Botkin has worked with a number of volunteer organizations including the Animal Welfare League and HSV Area Chamber of Commerce.
Nancy McGinnis VLC Board of Direcotr and Volunteer made the move to Hot Springs Village from Maumelle, Arkansas. She and her husband Mac, enjoy the active and outdoor lifestyle of the village. Besides the Village Loan Closet ,she works with Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic in Hot Springs and The Focus group in the village. She is retired from medical management and administration and attends Christ of the Hills Methodist Church.
Melanie Pederson, VLC Board of Directors Member at Large, is a retired project manager for the State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections. She also worked in retail and landscaping as well as health insurance and claims supervision. Through her career, she learned how to program, provided customer service for the state’s consolidated IT department, was a customer liaison for records and forms management, supervised computer support help desk and was the lead project manager for developing and implementing an electronic records management system for offender records. She was a speaker at several records and print conferences in the United States. She is a native of Ladysmith, WI. She lives with her husband in Hot Springs Village. She has a son and daughter and 5 grandchildren.