Birmingham City Council District 9
Residence: Westchester neighborhood.
Political experience: First time to seek elected office.
Professional experience: Drug-prevention specialist coordinator for 22 years, currently at Alcohol and Abuse Treatment Centers Inc.; previous work with the Birmingham Housing Authority.
Civic experience: Smithfield Estates vice president, 2010; volunteer youth advisor with NAACP, current.
Education: Miles College, bachelor’s degree in social work, 1982.
Top contributors: None filed.
Main Issues: Reduce crime to make the city and homes safer for families; foster positive youth involvement with job skills training programs; protect senior citizens; build relationships with local politicians to make all of District 9 a top priority.