2020 election

Robin Litaker

Alabama Public Service Commission President

Robin Litaker


Age: 61

Residence: Hoover

Political experience: Candidate for Public Service Commissioner, 2018 (defeated in Republican primary).

Professional experience: Teacher, Mobile County Public Schools, 10 years; teacher, assistant principal and principal, Hoover City Schools, 22.5 years; chief operating officer, Wise Technology, Fairhope, 2014-present.

Civic experience: Former Alabama State Teacher of the Year, 1997; finalist, National Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year, 1992; Alabama Conference of Educators president, 2002-2005, and executive director, 2005-2008.

Education: Doctorate in educational leadership, Samford University; specialist in educational leadership, University of Montevallo; master’s degree in teaching (physical education), Winthrop College; bachelor of science degree in physical education, Winthrop College; currently enrolled at Birmingham School of Law.

Main issues: Litaker says she will publish monthly what she does every day at work, including information such as who she meets with and why. She plans to post why she votes a certain way during monthly commission meetings. Litaker will insist that the PSC website be more user-friendly, updated and “be a resource for the people of Alabama.” She adds, “I will answer phone calls, emails and travel to meet with citizens whenever I am asked … [and] I will go to work every day as outlined in Alabama Code 37-1-9.”

Top contributors: Nelson Brooke, Birmingham, $10,000; Jay and Melanie Grinney, Birmingham, $2,600; in-kind from candidate, $2,069.80; Mark Johnston, Double Springs, $1,000; Sam Haskell, Vestavia Hills, $1,000; William Brown, Birmingham, $1,000.

Campaign: https://robinforpsc2.wixsite.com/robinforpsc2