Birmingham City Council District 7
Residence: Birmingham (Roosevelt)
Political experience: Birmingham City Councilor, 2018-present. President, Birmingham School Board, 2015-2017. Member, Birmingham School Board, 2013-2017.
Professional experience: Quality Assurance Supervisor (Retired), BioLife Plasma/Shire, 1999-2017. Education Manager (Retired), American Red Cross Blood Services, 1977-1999.
Civic experience: Member, Birmingham Public Library Board, 2018. Former member and vice president, One Roof Board of Directors. Member, Trinity Baptist Church. Member, Omicron Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Member, Tri-County (AL) Chapter of the Links, Inc.
Education: MT(ASCP)BB Certification, American Society of Clinical Pathologist. Bachelor of Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Advanced Academic Diploma, Wenonah High School.
Main Issues: Improving community revitalization through the increased demolition of blighted/abandoned homes and replacement with affordable, single-family housing; enhancing workforce development and ultimately improving quality of life through the support of education, mentoring and re-entry programs; maintaining safer neighborhoods through support of the installation of LED lightning in D7 neighborhoods and local parks and more robust neighborhood watch programs; and generating more collaboration with primary stakeholders – local businesses, residents, mayor and council.
Top Contributors: North Alabama PAC, $2,500; Association of Public Safety Communications Officials State PAC, $1,500; Robert Simon, $1,000, Larry Ward $1,000.