Birmingham City Council, District 4
Name: William Parker
Political experience: Elected to one term in the Alabama House of Representatives in 1998; appointed in 2013 to fill the unexpired term on the Birmingham City Council of his late mother, Maxine Herring Parker; elected to the council in 2014; chair of the council’s Environmental Justice Committee and a member of the Education and Planning and Zoning Committee.
Professional experience: Former aide to the late Councilor Maxine Parker and a legislative aide to former U.S. Rep. Earl Hilliard.
Education: Graduate of Talladega College, 1994.
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Main issues you would like to address in office if elected: Parker has advocated cleaning up contaminated soil caused by years of industrial activity in his North Birmingham district. He also wants to search for public and private money to improve “quality of life” issues in his district.
Parker did not respond to BirminghamWatch’s questionnaire.