Jefferson County Commission, District 1
Age: Age 47
Political experience: Birmingham City Council, 3 terms, Nov. 2009-present.
Professional experience: Owner, Scales PR Marketing Firm Inc., February 2000-present. Has worked for several other businesses, including some that are family owned and operated.
Civic experience: Partner In Education, Birmingham City Schools; former vice president, Echo Highlands Neighborhood Association; former board member, Family Involvement Program; former chair, Huffman High School FBLA marketing committee.
Education: Attended Stillman College; associate’s, Jefferson State; Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, 2015.
Main issues: Scales ranks sewer bill relief at the top of her concerns. Those concerns also include quality healthcare for senior citizens and low-income families, creating jobs, and providing public safety and county road maintenance.
Top Contributors: $6,000: Anthony Serra/Serra Automotive Management, Birmingham. $4,100: Marion Collins, Birmingham.$5,000, A.S. Management; $2,800, Agile Political Strategies; $2,000 each, Prime Investment Brokers, ONYX, G.S. of Birmingham.