Shelby County Commission, Duties

The duties: The responsibilities of the Shelby County Commission include supervision of all county public funds, adoption of an annual county budget, construction and maintenance and providing services through all city departments.

Chris Dunn (R)

Shelby County Commission, District 9

Chris Dunn

Date of birth: July 2, 1970; age 45

Residence: Chelsea

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Area manager, ChemTreat, 2013-present. Civic experience: None

Education: Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, University of Alabama, 1988-1994, graduate, Bibb County High School, 1988. Top contributor: Self, loans, $720.37

Main issues: If elected, the candidate wants to address education funding for Shelby County Schools.  

Robbie Hayes (R)

Shelby County Commission, District 9

Robert C. “Robbie” Hayes

Date of birth: April 16, 1961; age 54

Residence: Chelsea

Political experience: Shelby County Commission, District 9, 2005-present. Professional experience: Optometrist and owner, Hayes Eye Center in Chelsea, 1992-present. Civic experience: Board of directors, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, 2006-present; sideline volunteer, Chelsea High School Football, 1991-present; member, South Shelby Chamber of Commerce, 2016; board of directors, Alabama Optometric Association, 1999-2002 and 2004-2007; president, Chelsea Kiwanis Club, 1998-2000 and 2006-2007; lay leader, Morningstar United Methodist Church, 2001-2002; president, Birmingham Area Optometric Association, 1997. Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, doctorate of optometry, 1988; University of Alabama at Birmingham, bachelor’s degree in biology, 1984; graduate of Pelham High School, 1979. Top contributors: Issis and Sons Carpet, $500; Morrison, Spann LLC, $500; Mark S. Boardman, $400; Birmingham Auto PAC, $250; Teresa P. Petelos, $250; Pat Lynch, $250; Ramon J. Samaniego, $250; Lindsey J. Allison, attorney, $200; Randy A. Dempsey, attorney, $200.