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The responsibilities of the Shelby County Commission include supervision of all county public funds, adoption of an annual county budget, construction and maintenance and providing services through all county departments.

KENNETH DUKES (D)

Kenneth Dukes (D)

Shelby County Commission, District 2

Date of birth: Dec. 21, 1967; 48

Residence: Montevallo

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Bus driver, Shelby County Schools, 1988-present; dean, Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, 2008-present; senior pastor, Holly Grove Baptist Church, 2003-present. Civic experience: President, Shelby County Education Support Professionals Association, 2006-present; members, State Education Support Professionals board for the Alabama Education Association, 1988-present; secretary, trustee board, Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College Shelby County, 2008-present; member, We Care Ministry, 2008-present; founding member, Shelby County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2014-present. Education: Bachelor’s degree in pastoral programs, Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, 2008; bachelor’s degree in advanced theology, Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, 2012. Top contributors: No contributions reported.

TOMMY EDWARDS (R)

Tommy Edwards (R)

Shelby County Commission, District 2

Date of birth: April 14, 1974; 42

Residence: Calera

Political experience: Shelby County Commissioner, District 2, 2008-present. Professional experience: Outside sales, Sunbelt Rentals, 2010-present; real estate agent, Showcase Realty, 2005-2010; police officer, Calera Police Department, 1996-2001 and 2004-2007. Civic experience: DARE Instructor, Calera Schools, 1999-2001 and 2004-2007; Little League football, basketball and baseball coach, 2004-2015. Education: Diploma, Calera High School, 1992; Law enforcement minimum standards course, University of Alabama, 1996. Top contributors: No contributions reported.

Duties

The responsibilities of the Shelby County Commission include supervision of all county public funds, adoption of an annual county budget, construction and maintenance and providing services through all county departments.

ROBBIE HAYES (R)

Robert C. “Robbie” Hayes (R)

Shelby County Commission, District 9

Date of birth: April 16, 1961; age 55

Residence: Chelsea

Political experience: Shelby County Commission, District 9, 2005-present. Professional experience: Optometrist and owner, Hayes Eye Center in Chelsea, 1992-present. Civic experience: Board of directors, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, 2006-present; sideline volunteer, Chelsea High School football, 1991-present; member, South Shelby Chamber of Commerce, 2016; board of directors, Alabama Optometric Association, 1999-2002 and 2004-2007; president, Chelsea Kiwanis Club, 1998-2000 and 2006-2007; lay leader, Morningstar United Methodist Church, 2001-2002; president, Birmingham Area Optometric Association, 1997. Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, doctorate of optometry, 1988; UAB, bachelor’s degree in biology, 1984. Top contributors: Alabama Builders PAC, $1,000; Metro Mini Storage, $750; VPAC, $650; Issis & Sons, $500; Morrison, Spann LLC, $500; Optical Prescription Lab, $500; Douglas C. Clark, Optometrist, $500; Mark S. Boardman, $400.