2018 Election

Robert Mardis III

Robert Mardis III

Office: Jefferson County Board of Education, Place 2

 Party: Democratic

 Name: Robert Mardis III

Age: 29

Residence: Birmingham

Professional experience: Vice president of outreach, Alabama Young Democrats, 2017-present; product coordinator, O’Neal Steel, 2014-2017.

Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S. degree in business administration and management.

Civic experience: Co-chair of Youth Development, Alabama New South Coalition; Community Service Director, Young Democrats of America; volunteer literacy tutor and mentor with M Power Ministries.

Main issues: Mardis lists the following priorities on his campaign literature: safe schools, no failing schools, innovative learning for the 21stcentury, more vocational training and summer learning programs and more technological and computer training, including code writing, in elementary grades.