Alabama House District 56
Political experience: Bessemer City Council, 2012-present.
Professional experience: ERP Analyst, Coca Cola United, 1991-2017; Currently computer analyst, IBM.
Civic experience: Member, Jefferson County Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2014-present; member, Bessemer Zoning Board, 2014-present; member, Bessemer Library Foundation; member, Bessemer Historical Home Society, 2015-present; member, Carver Civic League, 2000-present; founder, the 13th EEP (Educational Enrichment Program, which teaches inner-city kids basic computer skills), 1998; board member, Latch and Live Foundation
Education: Attended Jacksonville State University, studied political science and theater, 1987-1991.
Main issues: Porter laid out his key concerns concisely.
“The main issues I would like to address are gun control, safety of kids within our school systems, the expansion of affordable healthcare and job creation.”
Top contributors: None reported.