has lived in Harrison all of her
Christenson, a University of Arkansas graduate, grew up in the newspaper business in Harrison.
father, the late J.E. Dunlap, Jr., the legendary publisher of the Harrison Daily Times
, received Northark's Pioneer Citizen Award in 1997.
Jane is the publisher of its sister publication, the Newton County Times.
All three-J.E., Jane, and Jeff- have served as president of the Arkansas Press Association, a distinction no other family can claim.
Appointed by three different governors to two state boards, Jane currently is a member of the Arkansas State Police Commission and is active on several local boards and organizations.
was recognized as one of the Top 20 Women in Arkansas in 2005 by Active Years magazine
, based on her
professional and volunteer work.
and Jeff have a daughter, Jennifer.
"The Durand Center should have a big impact on tourism in our area, which is a long-time interest of mine," says Jane, a former two-time board chair of the Arkansas State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission.