2021 Birmingham City Election

Lawrence Conaway, Birmingham City Council D2

Lawrence Conaway

Birmingham City Council, District 2

Lawrence Conaway

 Age: 62

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Candidate, Birmingham City Council District 2, 2017; candidate, Alabama House of Representatives District 54, 2014

Professional experience: Senior pastor, Fellowship Bible Church, 2013-present; associate pastor, Guiding Light Church, 1998-present; computer analyst, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 1987-1998; electronic technician, SCI Systems, Gray Electronics, Advance R&D, 1984-87

Civic experience: Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham, 2009-present; chairman, Fellowship Bible Church, 2013-present; VAT chairman, United Way of Central Alabama, 2013-present; director, Gatekeepers Association of Alabama, 2015-present; committee member, Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham Foreclosure Prevention Committee, 2008-2009; founder, executive director, Charity in Action Inc., 2004-present

Education: Birmingham Theological Seminary, master’s, 2008; UAB, MBA, 1994; Athens State University, bachelor’s in instrumentation science, 1984; Bessemer State Technical College, associate’s degree, industrial electronics, 1981.

 Significant endorsements: None listed

 Top contributors: None reported

Main Issues: Create an alliance of people, stakeholders and organizations that will work together to develop solutions to reduce gun violence, develop programs for youths, attract more businesses, help existing businesses grow and get vacant houses back online

 Campaign: lawrenceconaway.com