Category: City Council – District 1

Sherman Collins Jr.

Birmingham City Council, District 1 Sherman Collins Age: 44 Residence: Woodbrook Road Political experience: Vice president of Birmingham City Schools board, 2013-present. Professional experience: Owner of Scollin and Associates Insurance Agency, 18 years; owner of NewComers Realty, 18 years. Civic experience: Founder of 42 Acts of Random Kindness; mentor at Sun Valley Elementary; partner at

Lashunda Scales

Birmingham City Council, District 1 Name: Lashunda Scales Political experience:  Member, Birmingham City Council, 2009-present. Professional experience: Founder of Scales PR Marketing Firm Inc., 2000 – present. Civic experience: Partner in Education for Birmingham City Schools, host of District 1 Annual Music & Movie Festival and Holiday Gala fellowships. Education: Jefferson State Community College, associate’s

District Map, Job Description

The Office Birmingham City Council, District 1 The duties: The nine-member council is the legislative arm of Birmingham city government. It enacts legislation, adopts budgets and decides on policies for the city during weekly council meetings. One councilor is elected from each of nine districts to serve a four-year term. Birmingham City Council District Map