Municipal election guide for ClantonBy Staff Reports Published 10:44pm Friday, August 24, 2012
•Family: Rachel Dickerson, wife; Catrena Dickerson, daughter.
•Education: Master’s Degree/Health Administration.
•Personal message: It will be an honor to serve the residents of District 4 as their councilman. I will work with the mayor and other members of the city council to continue in making Clanton a great place to call home. My promise is to work diligently with every individual to develop Clanton into a thriving city with each community, setting a standard of excellence for each individual and their household. I would like to personally thank each individual in District 4 for their support and confidence given over the past months in my endeavor to make this election a reality.
Mary Mell Smith (i) (u)
•Family: Spouse, Bonny R. Smith; children, Kendall Smith, Chris Smith, Kyle Smith; nine grandchildren.
•Personal message: I am a member of the Clanton City Council representing the people of District 5. Since I was elected to office in 2000, I completed 80 hours of training from Alabama League of Cities to become a Certified Municipal Official and an Advanced Certified Municipal Official. I am active in the community serving on the Chilton County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a member of Chilton County United Way Board and director of First Baptist Church Weekday Education. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve in all of these capacities, especially as city council member. Since being elected, I have seen many goals reached for our city but feel there are many more things to be done. Thank you District 5 and the city of Clanton for allowing me to serve you. I look forward to the next four years representing you as your council member.