Jane Hampton (R)

Shelby County Board of Education Place 1

Jane Hampton

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.

Ramona Rice (R)

Shelby County Board of Education, Place 1

Ramona Piland Rice

Date of birth: March 7, 1964;  age 51

Residence: Helena

Political experience: This is Rice’s first run for political office. Professional experience: Senior creative manager and designer, DST Health Solutions, October 2013- present; creative manager and designer, Oakstone Publishing, March 2000-Oct. 2013; creative manager and designer, University of Southern Mississippi, April 1990-March 2000. Civic experience: Decoding Dyslexia Alabama, State Founder, January 2013-present; Alabama Dyslexia Advisory Council, May 2015-present; Alabama Reading Association, chairman-Legislative Committee, November 2015-present; Pelham High School Band Boosters;  Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama;  Ad Federation of South Mississippi;  Council for Advancement and Support of Education; University & College Designers Association. Education: The University of Southern Mississippi, bachelor’s, 1989.