Shelby County Board of Education Place 1
Date of birth: Dec. 7, 1948; age 67
Residence: Highland Park Drive, North Shelby County
Political experience: Shelby County Board of Education, Place 1, 2010-2016.
Professional experience: Principal, Oak Mountain Elementary, 1997-2008; assistant principal, Inverness Elementary, 1990-1997; teacher, Inverness Elementary, 1983-1990; teacher, Valley Elementary, 1971-1982.
Civic experience: Shelby County Arts Council Board, 2010-present; Shelby County Education Foundation Board, 2015-present; Leadership Shelby County graduate, 2003; Education Liaison, Parent Advocates, Down Syndrome, 2007-08.
Education: University of Montevallo, EdS, 1980; Administration, MEd, 1986; Administration, EdS, 1990; Auburn University, bachelor’s, 1971; University of Montevallo, MEd, 1972-1975.
Top contributor: Self, loan, $192
Main issues: To continue work with fellow board members as effective, supportive team player. The board’s job is to hire the very best personnel from central office staff to staff members at 30 schools in Shelby County. The board must offer training and support for each employee.