2024 Election

Eyrika L. Parker, Alabama House of Representatives, District 52

Eyrika L. Parker

Eyrika L. Parker

Party: Democratic

Age: 50

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Jefferson County treasurer; was disqualified from her race for reelection for not turning in required ethics paperwork on time; ran unsuccessfully for Jefferson County circuit clerk, 2018.

Professional experience: Currently treasurer of Jefferson County; has worked in a variety of fields, from law to media. Shortly after earning her law degree, Parker started working in the circuit clerk’s office in 2005 as a document reviewer and a project manager. She hosted a talk show on WJLD Radio, 2014-2018, has been executive producer of radio and television shows; formerly worked at South Trust Bank, pharmaceutical litigation, elder care accounts manager and bookkeeper.

Civic experience: Served on the Jefferson County Mural Committee; Hopewell Revitalization Project; has prepared meals for local football and basketball teams, sponsored and committed to local breast cancer awareness events, sponsored local events for Sickle Cell Awareness Month, fed more than 100 families on a monthly basis through efforts to combat homelessness and hunger and obtained abandoned properties for nonprofit organizations to use.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, University of South Alabama, 1998; law degree, Southern University Law Center, 2002; MBA from Emory University Goizueta Business School, 2011.

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