2020 election

Jarralynne Agee, 2020 general election

State Board of Education, District 3

Jarralynne Agee


Age: 51

Residence: Shelby County

Political experience: Ran for this District 3 school board position in 2016, losing to incumbent Stephanie Bell. Member, Alabama Democratic Executive Committee and Jefferson County Democratic Executive Committee.

Professional experience: Provost/vice president, Miles College, 2020-present; executive director/liaison for grants and charitable giving, City of Birmingham, Alabama, 2016-2020; program coordinator, Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity, 2010-2015; assistant professor, Miles College, 2008-2010; principal analyst, Center for Workforce Development, University of California at Berkeley, 2001-2008; performance consultant, National Football League-Europe, 2006-2007; senior analyst, University of California at Berkeley, 2005-2007; consultant, Chicken Soup for the Soul, 2003-2005; intern, Georgia State University, 1999-2000; former professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Civic experience: Agee was honored by the American Red Cross for her donation of a kidney to former National Football League player Gary Burley.

Education: Doctor of clinical psychology, Alliant International University at Fresno, 1996-2000; Master of Psychology and African American studies, the Ohio State University, 1991-1994; Bachelor of Arts in psychology, Fisk University, 1987-1991.

Main issues: Agee cited transparency as her top priority in a Montgomery Advertiser article. “Bringing more transparency to the district means that I will make myself more accessible to educators and their parents and seek to get information from those in our district and let that influence my decisions on the board.”

Top contributors: Agee has not filed a campaign finance report for the 2020 campaign. In her 2019 annual report, filed in August 2020, Agee listed only a $500 in-kind contribution by herself, and a negative balance in her campaign committee account dating back to her 2016 candidacy.

Campaign website: None.