Citizens Supervisory Commission
The next meeting of the Citizens Supervisory Commission will be announced soon.
Act No. 248, H.580 of the Alabama Legislature of 1945, established the Personnel Board of Jefferson County and governs its operation. The Act is generally referred to as the Board’s Enabling Act, as amended.
Section 5. of the Enabling Act created the Citizens Supervisory Commission and sets out its membership. In 1985, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama amended the membership of the Citizens Supervisory Commission.
Section 3. of the Enabling Act states, “Members number one, two and three (of the Personnel Board) shall be appointed by the Citizens Supervisory Commission…”
The current members of the Citizens Supervisory Commission are:
Judge Alan King, Chair
Presiding Probate Judge
Mr. William Barnes
Interim President, Birmingham Urban League
Ms. Marrianne Hayward
Jefferson County American Federation of Teachers
President, Central Alabama Labor Federation
Ms. Jinnifer Purnell
Jefferson County Attorney’s Office
County Employee Representative
Pastor E. O. Jackson
President, Interdenominational Ministerial
Alliance of Greater Birmingham
Ms. Bobbie Knight
Interim President, Miles College
Ms. Dorothea Crosby
President, NAACP Birmingham Branch
Mr. Fred McCallum
Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Birmingham Business Alliance, Inc.
Mr. Daniel B. Coleman
President, Birmingham-Southern College
Mr. Keith A. Brown, Esq.
Interim President, Jefferson State Junior College
President, Jefferson County Council of PTA
Elizabeth Martin M.D.
President, Jefferson County Medical Society
Dr. Perry W. Ward
President, Lawson State Community College
Ms. Yvette Reynolds
City of Fairfield Fire Department
Municipal Employee Representative
Dr. Ray L. Watts
President, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Andrew Westmoreland
President, Samford University