Christopher A. Masingill was appointed by President Barack Obama on April 26, 2010 as the new Federal Co-Chairman of the Delta Regional Authority and sworn in on July 13, 2010.
Chairman Masingill recognizes the importance of small businesses and entrepreneurs to the Delta region economy. He is committed to supporting small businesses and ensuring that the Delta's entrepreneurs have the training they need to succeed.
Prior to joining the Obama Administration, he served as Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe’s Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, as well as the Arkansas Recovery Implementation Director for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. He served as the official liaison between the Governor’s Office and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the National Governors Association, the Southern Governors’ Association, the DRA, and the State Coordinators for Economic Recovery.