2020 election

Stephanie Bell, 2020 general election

State Board of Education, District 3

Stephanie Bell


Age: 63

Residence: Montgomery

Political experience: District 3 Alabama State Board of Education member, 1994-present; ran unsuccessfully for U.S. House of Representatives District 2, 2010.

Professional experience: Reporter, Montgomery Advertiser and Alabama Journal, covering governmental affairs; teacher, English as a second language, Taichung YMCA, Taiwan. As a journalist, Bell won a CASE II Media Award by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for a series of reports for the Montgomery Advertiser on waste and corruption in the state’s college system.

Civic experience: Member of multiple committees, Education Commission of the States, 2017-present; member, Alabama Teacher Preparation Advisory Council; executive director and founder, Statewide Committee on Reforming Education; southern area director, board of directors, National Association of State Boards of Education, present; member, RENEW’s National Council of Women Advisors to Congress; board of control, Junior League of Montgomery; executive committee, Montgomery County Republican Party; former member, Governor’s Domestic Violence Advisory Council.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in English, Auburn University.

Top contributors: Bell has reported no contributions in 2020 or 2019, with a $428.46 balance carried over from previous years.

Campaign website: None.