Dudley Webb, III joined the City Board representing District 4 on Jan. 1, 2023. He is the facilitator for the newly formed District 4 Quarterly Meetings, which primarily focus on safe neighborhoods and local issues.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Sociology and a Master in Public Administration from Arkansas State University, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from Henderson State University, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Arkansas. He also is a graduate of IMPACT Arkansas, where he obtained certification from the Teacher Leaders Institute in the Arkansas Leadership Academy.
With more than 14 years of experience and through multiple roles in the educational field, Webb has licensure in teaching for all subjects, coaching, and K-12 building administration. He has served as a literacy teacher for 4th, 5th and 6th grades; assistant junior high football coach; teacher of all subjects in 5th and 6th grades; and substitute building principal for two years. Currently, he is a reading interventionist for Lake Hamilton Junior High School, where he also teaches the following: English to 8th-grade English Language Learner (ELL) students, general 8th-grade English and 8th- and 9th-grade Physical Education.
Between 2014-2018, Webb helped establish, sponsor and grow the largest and most influential student council for Hot Springs Intermediate School. In 2017, he was chosen as Hot Springs School District’s Teacher of the Year and placed 16th for Arkansas Teacher of the Year.
Webb spent time serving on multiple district boards and committees, including the Personnel Policies Committee (PPC), Superintendent’s Council, Relay for Life, Guiding Coalition, Leadership Team, AR Renaissance and Team Leaders.
At the state and local levels, Webb serves in many roles to help ensure that Hot Springs and Arkansas are moving forward in the right direction.
From 2019 – 2022, he chaired the board of the youth development non-profit in Hot Springs, High Impact Movement, and he remains a liaison for the organization today. He served on the Hot Springs Parks and Trails Advisory Committee since 2015, which he chaired for two years. He is a member of the State’s Professional Licensure Standards Board, where he is also co-chair of the Evidentiary Hearing Panel and a member of the Higher Education sub-committee. In 2018-2019, he was a member of the Teacher Leader Advisory Group (TLAG), where he and other members established the career continuum for education and assisted state legislators in increasing the state base minimum wage for teachers. Webb also participated in a small data team for the state assigned to help work with the Department of Human Services (DHS) to decrease call and wait times for mandated reporting, hire additional call operators and investigators and expand the operator’s workspace at Arkansas State Police (ASP) headquarters.
Webb is a member of Hot Springs Baptist Church and an active volunteer for the building and grounds crew. He has two awesome and highly intelligent children, Annabelle and Dudley IV.