ACS Board Members

 Adam Moseley, Board President

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Adam Moseley, Board President

Adam Moseley was appointed to the Board of Education when it was created by the Alabaster City Council and has subsequently been reappointed to 5 year terms in 2012 and 2017. Moseley works in Corporate Communications for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. He previously spent almost 15 years working in television news across the state. Beginning in 2000, Moseley was elected to three terms on the Alabaster City Council. Moseley is a graduate of the University of Alabama College of Communication.

In addition to serving as the President of the Board of Education, Moseley serves on numerous local Boards including serving as President of the Alabaster Arts Council.

Moseley also serves in other various community activities including the Alabaster Lions Club and Junior Achievement. He has also coached Dozens of youth soccer and basketball teams over the last decade.

Moseley and his wife, Angela Hanna Moseley, have lived in Alabaster since 1999 and have two daughters, Kendall and Hanna.

 Derek Henderson, Board Vice President

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Derek Henderson, Board Vice President

Derek Henderson was appointed to the Alabaster City School Board in May 2013 and serves as Vice President.

Henderson served 36 years as an insurance professional in evaluating risks as well as leading and managing various operations units. Henderson retired from State Farm Insurance Companies as an Underwriting Team Manager in August 2012.

A 25 year resident of Alabaster, Henderson is married to Gloria, and they have four sons, all graduates of Thompson High School. A graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, he is also a former THS Quarterback Club President. He is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and is a board member with Alabama Trust for Boards of Education, Leadership Shelby County class of 2016, and has completed Alabama Association of School Boards Academy Training to Level Four. Henderson also volunteers with the Better Basic More program reading initiative and is currently mentoring a group of young men at Thompson High School.

 Linda Church, Board Member

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Linda Church, Board Member

Linda Church, who was appointed to a five year term on the board, brings over 25 years in educational experience to this role. She has served as a classroom teacher, program specialist, education specialist, adjunct professor and education consultant.

She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in elementary education, and continued her studies at the University of Montevallo where she received a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. She was a classroom teacher in Shelby County Schools before being promoted to the central office where she served as Elementary Program Specialist.

During that tenure, she worked closely with the initial development of the Alabama Reading Initiative in designing modules and materials for improving reading achievement. Mrs. Church is the owner of Literacy Connections, an educational consulting firm, through which she has served as a consultant with school systems across the southeast, providing professional development on a variety of topics including classroom organization and management, inclusion solutions, instructional strategies, and leadership development. She is a nationally certified trainer for the Classroom Organization and Management Program from Vanderbilt University.

She recently retired from the Alabama State Department of Education where she served as an education specialist supervising the instructional review process and state textbook adoption processes. She is currently employed with Information Transport Solutions, Inc., Wetumpka, AL writing grants and supporting the Education Services Division in delivering assistance to low performing schools.

Dr. John Myrick, Board Member

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Dr. John Myrick, Board Member

John Myrick was appointed to the Board of Education from its inception in 2012 and reappointed in 2014. He has been in the field of education since 1963, starting as a math teacher and later teaching in the field of music. Since this time he also has been a member of numerous symphonies and musical organizations serving the Gulf coast area from Florida to Louisiana.

 His degrees include a Bachelor and Masters of Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Doctor of Education also from the University of Southern Mississippi. The Doctor of Education emphasis was in the field of Educational Leadership. Post-Doctorate work has been in Computer Science and Music Education.

Although Dr. Myrick is currently retired, he still enjoys doing some musical performances and educational work. His experiences in education range from Teacher, Principal (all levels-public and private), Central Office (Coordinator of Instruction – Mobile County and Coosa County), Superintendent (Choctaw County), Adjunct Professor (Springhill College – University of South Alabama – University of Mobile – University of Southern Mississippi), Assistant Professor of Music (supervising Music Education and string students) for the University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts, to Educational Consultant. Other past work includes owner of small businesses in diverse areas. He has been and is a member of numerous professional, union, and civic organizations.

Dr. Myrick and his wife moved to Alabaster in 2011 to be near their son and his family, which includes four grandchildren. They currently live in the Birmingham metropolitan area. Before moving to Alabaster Dr. Myrick served on the Saraland City Board of Education for Four and half years.

 Jamia Alexander-Williams, Board Member

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Jamia Alexander-Williams, Board Member

Jamia Alexander-Williams was appointed to the Alabaster City School Board in April 2018. She has been a Computer Engineer in the IT field for over 20 years and works for Wells Fargo Company as a UNIX System Engineer. Alexander-Williams earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Alabama A&M University. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alexander-Williams is passionate about her family and supporting the community.  She has served many years in numerous local Boards and various community activities including serving as President of the Alabaster Sports and Entertainment Foundation. She is also the founder of Angel Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization that strives to bring services, programs and activities to the Special Needs Community in Alabaster and surrounding areas.

Alexander-Williams and her husband, Victor, have lived in Alabaster for 17 years and have three children attend Alabaster City Schools.  Jabari is a proud 2016 graduate of Thompson High School and attends the University of West Florida. Victoria attends Thompson High School and Jade attends Thompson Middle School.

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