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HI Little Rock Firehouse Hostel & Museum Team

“Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” –Vince Lombardi

Joe Roche

Joe Roche

General Manager

If anyone could illustrate the phrase "wanderlust extraordinaire,” Joe Roche could do it.

Johnny Reep

Johnny Reep

Former Fire Captain and Inspiration

Johnny is a retired firefighter, Captain, and artifact collector who has been an inspiration to all in this project.

Greg Hart

Greg Hart

Board President

Greg is a businessman, civic minded volunteer and experienced traveler who loves the hostel experience.

John Hedrick

John Hedrick

Board Vice President

John, a retired transportation exec, is interested in travel and historic preservation.

Russell Irons

Russell Irons

Board Secretary

Russell Irons is an IT Manager who is interested in the conservation of history.

John Fordyce

John Fordyce

Board Treasurer

John is a retired Marine and financial adviser who loves backpacking and staying in hostels.

Anncha Briggs

Anncha Briggs

Board Assistant Secretary, Designer

Anncha is a designer who is into sustainable design and also an art consultant.

Linda Fordyce

Linda Fordyce

Board Member, Volunteer Coordinator

Linda is a traveler, teacher, and psychotherapist. She loves backpacking and staying in hostels.

Kaitlin Strain

Kaitlin Strain

Board Member

Kaitlin is a freelance writer who is an avid community volunteer.

Karen Zuccardi

Karen Zuccardi

Board Member

Karen came to the US from Colombia in 2005, and now works for an international Swiss company.

Nancy Corwyn

Nancy Corwyn

Website Designer

Nancy is a native of Little Rock who has traveled around the world twice, and loves meeting people from other places.

Scott Kaufman

Scott Kaufman

Team Member

Scott is a North Little Rock native who enjoys traveling and exploring off-the-beaten path attractions.

Our team will make good use of any support you can give them. Go to our donation page to see how you can help.