Colonel Ed Rolle was Arkansas' 18th Director of the Employment Security Division. He was appointed on January 10, 1997 by Governor Mike Huckabee, Arkansas' longest-serving Republican governor since Reconstruction. James Salkeld was Director of Labor, during that era.
Before coming to ESD, Mr. Rolle served as
Governor Huckabee's Executive Assistant for
Plans and Programs, and prior to that
appointment, he served 26 years in the U.S.
Army. He and his wife moved to Cabot from
Fairbanks, Alaska in 1992.