Category: City School Board – District 5

Buford L. Burks

Birmingham Board of Education, District 5  Name: Buford Lee Burks Date of birth: 62 Residence: College Hills Political experience: None Professional experience: Teacher, Booker T. Washington Junior College of Business, 1982; Birmingham high schools, since 1997. Civic experience: Member, NAACP, SCLC and National Action Network; received a 2017 Community Service Award from NAACP as author

Eloise Manning Crenshaw

Birmingham Board of Education Name: Eloise Manning Crenshaw Age: 63 Residence: Gate City Political experience: None Professional experience: Teacher, Jefferson-Blount-St. Clair County Mental Health Facility, 1978-1988; special education teacher, Glenn Middle, 1988-2005; special education teacher, Wenonah High, 2005-2017. Civic experience: President, Gate City Neighborhood Association, 10 years. Education: Tennessee State University, B.S., 1977; University of

Martha McDowell

Birmingham Board of Education Name: Martha McDowell Age: 73 Residence: College Hills Political experience: None Professional experience: Birmingham City Schools, 1990-2007; Madison Local School, Mansfield, Ohio, 1984-1990; Atterbury Job Corp Center, Edinburgh, Indiana, 1984-1990; Bartholomew County Schools, Columbus, Indiana, 1979-1980. Civic experience: Member of the School Planning Board for Woodland Park Learning Center; 10th Avenue

David T. McKinney

Birmingham Board of Education District 5 David T. McKinney Age: 34 Residence: Downtown Birmingham Political experience: None Professional experience: Taught communication courses at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007 to 2009, Miles College 2009 to 2013 and at Jefferson State Community College 2009 to present. Civic experience: National Education Association and the Alabama Education

Michael “Mickey” Millsap

Birmingham Board of Education, District 5 Name: Michael “Mickey” Millsap Age: 43 Residence: Crestwood North Political experience: None Professional experience: Entrepreneurship and innovation professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2014-present; founder and executive director, K12 Lean Labs; science teacher, Livingston High School, 2014-present; Sumter Central High School, 2011-2013; co-founder and director, uShip.com, Austin, Texas, 2004-2010;

Aaisha Muhammad

Birmingham Board of Education, District 5 Name: Aaisha Muhammad Residence: East Lake Political experience: None Professional experience: Illinois Bell Telephone Company, 1968-1972; retired from South Central Bell (now AT&T), 1972-1998. Civic experience: President, East Lake Neighborhood Association, 2008-2017; president, East Lake Community, 2012-2017; Birmingham Citizen Advisory Board; Birmingham Airport board of directors, 2015; Citizen Police

Angela Scoggins-Watson

Birmingham Board of Education, District 5 Angela Scoggins-Watson Residence: College Hills Political experience: This is her first run for political office. Professional experience: Former police officer; private investigator; executive camp director, Camp Scoggins, which is named in memory of her late father, basketball coach Willie Scoggins Jr. Civic experience: She is District 5, College Hills Neighborhood