The Association of Arkansas Counties General Membership acts as an umbrella over the nine affiliate associations:
The County Judges' Association of Arkansas, the Arkansas Sheriffs' Association, Arkansas Assessors' Association; Arkansas Association of Quorum Courts; Arkansas Circuit Clerks' Association; Arkansas Collectors' Association; Arkansas Treasurers' Association; Arkansas County Clerks' Association; and the Arkansas Coroners' Association. Each affiliate association elects its own officers and holds its own continuing education seminars throughout the year. Each of the affiliate associations are represented with two members on the AAC Board of Directors except for the Coroners Association which has one member.
The Association of Arkansas Counties hosted its annual safety conference May 16 in Little Rock. Counties from across the state were represented.
The Arkansas Sheriffs' Association held its winter convention Jan. 23-25 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock.
Jackson County courthouse shines bright in Newport, Arkansas.