Rep. Jack Fortner represents District 99 which includes portions of Marion, Boone, Baxter, and Searcy counties. He began serving in the House during the 90th General Assembly.
For the 91st General Assembly, Rep. Fortner serves on the House Public Transportation Committee and the House Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development Committee.
He is a veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He is an alumni of the University of Nevada.
Rep. Fortner is a small business owner and cattleman.
Rep. Fortner previously served as a Justice of the Peace for Marion County. He also served as a member of the Marion County Regional Airport Board and the Planning Commission
Rep. Fortner is a member of the American Legion and the Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association.
He has taught Sunday School classes for the last 25 years.