YLDP - Advisory Committee


  • Mr. Tom Surtees, Director of Industrial Relations, State
    of Alabama


  • Honorable Arthur Payne, Alabama State Representative

Committee Members

  • Dr. Rick Barth, Vice President, University of Montevallo
  • Dr. Sharon Bell, Assistant Superintendent, Birmingham City  Schools
  • Ms. Kenya Bledsoe, Guidance Counselor, Homewood High  School
  • Ms. Renee Day, Career/Tech Resource Specialist, Shelby  County Schools
  • Dr. Lawrence DeLucas, Director, The Center for Biophysical  Sciences and Engineering, UAB
  • Dr. Brent Gage, Associate Provost, UAB
  • Dr. Julie Hannah, Assistant Superintendent, State  Department of Education
  • Ms. Jennifer Parsons, President, Jefferson County Board of  Education
  • Mr. Jimmie Pearson, Assistant Superintendent, Jefferson  County Schools
  • Dr. Betsey Rogers, Chairperson, Department of Education,  Sanford University
  • Ms. Sheri Salmon, Dean of Enrollment Management,  Birmingham Southern College
  • Mr. Robin Thomas, Director of High Schools, Shelby County  Schools
  • Ms. Tanya White, Faculty Member, Miles College
  • Dr. Odessa Woolfolk, Board of Directors, Birmingham Civil  Rights Institute
  • Dr. Heidi Umphrey, Department of Radiology, UAB
  • Ms. Andrea Smith, Director of Counseling, Briarwood Christian  School