Rev. Michael A. Howard, Commissioner – Rev. Howard is the Pastor of Truelight Baptist Church in Prichard, Alabama and has been for twenty-six (26) years. He owns and operates an assistant living facility. He is affiliated with several organizations and volunteers regularly in the community for a number of causes. He is married and has five (5) children.
Dr. Reginald A. Crenshaw, Sr., Chairman – Dr. Crenshaw is a proud 1974 graduate of Mattie T. Blount High School. He graduated from Morehouse College in 1978. He has been employed at Bishop State Community College for thirty-one (31) years. Currently he serves as the Director of Title III Programs and is an Adjunct Instructor for Business Statistics. Dr. Crenshaw is also an Adjunct Instructor employed by Alabama State University teaching courses in Educational Statistics. In 2009 Dr. Crenshaw was elected to fill an unexpired term on the Mobile County School Board and was re-elected to a six year term.
Bennie H. McConnell, Commissioner – Commissioner McConnell volunteers her time working with seniors at the local senior center and when she is not at the senior center you can find her assisting those with developmental disabilities in a group home setting. She is a graduate of Mobile County Training School and the proud parent of three (3) children, three (3) grandchildren and one (1) great grandchild.
Marshall Hunt, Commissioner – Commissioner Hunt currently serves as the Hills Group Homes, Quality Enhancement Director. He is a graduate of Bishop State Community College and Alabama A&M University. He has over 25 years experience working in various capacities in the community as well as in the early child development and early education profession. Commissioner Hunt has professional memberships with the Mobile County Council on Early Care and Education and the Alabama Child Care Alliance. He is a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and is a founding member of the Port City Horse Riding Club. He is a member of Highpoint Baptist Church and currently serves as Superintendent of Sunday School.
Flettie Tandy, Vice-Chairperson – Commissioner Tandy graduated from Alabama State University in 1968. She is a retired school teacher who dedicated thirty-five (35) years in the class room. She continues to serve in the classroom daily at her esteemed alma mater, Mattie T. Blount High School. She currently serves as President of the Mattie T. Blount High School National Alumni Association. She is married with three (3) children, twenty (20) grandchildren and six (6) great grandchildren.