Rep. Nelda Speaks is serving her first term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. She represents District 100 which includes a portion of Baxter County.
For the 90th General Assembly, she serves on the committee on City, County and Local Affairs, the Joint Committee on Advanced Communication and Information Technology, the Alzheimer's Advisory Council, and the committee on Revenue and Taxation.
Rep. Speaks is a member of the Baxter County Republican Party, the 2nd Vice of the Twin Lake Republican Women’s Group, the 1st Vice Republican Party of Arkansas and a member of the National Rifle Association.
She is a mother of one daughter and resides in Mountain Home with her husband Benny.