Meet our new Executive Director, Kelsey Howard!

Kelsey Howard

Main Street Siloam Springs is thrilled to announce the official hiring of our new executive director, Kelsey Howard. A long-time resident of Siloam Springs and graduate of John Brown University, Kelsey mixes the love for her hometown with her passion for place-making and downtown revitalization and sustainability. Kelsey is also a Kirchner Rotary Scholar, receiving her Masters in Art History with Emphasis in Early Modern Architecture at the University of London, and is excited to use her knowledge to serve her community. Kelsey has also served as a member of the Siloam Springs Museum Board of Directors, and was most recently the Educational Programs Manager at the Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville.


Main Street Siloam Springs Board President Meghan Feyerabend says of the hiring: “Main Street’s work is so important for our community, and as a board we are confident that Kelsey Howard will be able to continue the great work already started and take our organization, and downtown Siloam Springs, to the next level.”

Kelsey is excited for the opportunity to lead Main Street Siloam Springs. “Siloam Springs’ downtown is the setting of many of my favorite memories since childhood. I am honored and eager to further the community’s vision to preserve and promote what makes this place unique, as well as help downtown cultivate a new collection of special memories for visitors and all who call it home.”