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APC Board of Directors

Our Partners in Leadership

APC Board of Directors

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The APC is governed by a 28-member board of directors. The agency bylaws name the positions for each board member, and 18 appointments to the board are made by the Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the APC Executive Committee.

There are also ten ex-officio directors who hold positions on the APC Board due to their positions in the government of the State of Alabama. Those positions are as follows: Attorney General, State Superintendent of Education, Commissioner of the Alabama Medicaid Agency, Secretary of the Department of Early Childhood Education, Director of the Office of School Readiness, Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources, State Public Health Officer, Commissioner of the Department of Rehabilitation Services, Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health, and Executive Director of the Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

Board Members

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The Honorable Frank McGuire

Chair, APC Board
District Judge,
Covington County District Court

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Dr. Susan Hubbard

Vice Chair, APC Board
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Auburn University
Owner, Craft Master Printers

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Margaret Morton

Treasurer, APC Board
Executive Director,
SAFE Family Services

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Mary Blankson, M.D.

Pediatrician
Child Care Health Consultant & Trainer

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Cassandra Copeland

Early Learning Center Executive Director
First Church Birmingham

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Mary Davis

Executive Director
Childcare Resource Network

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Samita Jeter

Lowndes County Head Start Director

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Lynn Jinks

Attorney
Jinks, Crow, & Dickson, P.C.

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Mike Jordan

External Affairs Manager
Alabama Power

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Robert Powers

Co-Founder and Qualifying Broker &
Financial Representative
The Eufaula Agency

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Van Richey

President & CEO
American Cast Iron Pipe Company

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Dr. Patricia Sims

President
J.F. Drake State
Community and Technical College

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John Waits, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Program Director
Cahaba Medical Care

Ex-Officio Board Members

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Jeannie Allen

Director
Office of School Readiness

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Stephanie Azar

Acting Commissioner
Alabama Medicaid Agency

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Kim Boswell

Commissioner
Department of Mental Health

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Nancy Buckner 

Commissioner
Department of Human Resources

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Jane Elizabeth Burdeshaw

Commissioner
Department of Rehabilitation Services

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Dr. Jan C. Hume

Acting Secretary
Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education

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Dr. Scott Harris

State Health Officer
Department of Public Health

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Sallye Longshore

Executive Director
Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

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Dr. Eric Mackey

Superintendent
State Department of Education

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Steve Marshall

Attorney General

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