Birmingham City Council, District 3
Name: Rowan Henderson
Residence: Arlington Crescent
Political experience: First run for public office.
Professional experience: Life insurance agent at Primerica Insurance Company, 2017-present; customer service representative/cashier/cook at Vestavia Bowl, 2013-2015.
Civic experience: Member of executive board, Alpha Tau Omega.
Education: Birmingham-Southern College, candidate for bachelor’s in business administration with economics and psychology minors, 2018; Graduated Shades Mountain Christian School, 2014.
Top contributors: There are no campaign finance reports filed.
Main issues: Platform includes focus on improving municipal spending on critical systems, infrastructure, schools, the police, the fire department and for job training. Henderson would examine the value of spending in areas such as the mayor’s security teams and granting tax incentives that he believes do not benefit Birmingham residents. He also wants to modernize the city infrastructure, including parking meters, utilities and roads, and commission the design of an application that provides links to all city services and information. The candidate also plans to address issues related to the city’s crime rate.