Community & Stake Holder Relations

A Quick Reference Guide

SCHOOL BOARD PERSONELL

The following individuals are beneficial partners in education by assisting with decision making, fund allocation and development of board policy

Jim Stanford- Board President

Mr. Jim Stanford has been a member of the Demopolis City Schools Board of Education since 2004. He was born and raised in Demopolis, Alabama, and is a graduate of Demopolis High School. He lives in Demopolis with his wife of 18 years, Penny, who is a teacher at U.S. Jones Elementary and their son, Heath, who is a student at Demopolis High School. Mr. Stanford is employed at Robertson Banking Company where he serves as Vice President.

Board Members

Linda Russell – Vice President

E-Mail: redruss@bellsouth.net

Laura Foster – Board Member

E-Mail: pjfpom@demopoliscatv.com

Ronnie O’neal – Board Member

E-Mail: ronnieoneal@yahoo.com

Conrad Murdock – Board Member

E-Mail: cmurdock@rocktenn.com

DEMOPOLIS CITY SCHOOLS PERSONELL

The following individuals are instrumental in managing school environments, physical plants, system personnel, curriculum and instruction and educational funds.

Dr. Al Griffin – Superintendent

Dr. Al Griffin serves as the Superintendent of Education for the Demopolis, Alabama Board of Education. Dr. Griffin is an energetic, life-long learner that utilizes a teamwork-oriented approach while striving to maximize individual student potential. He has been awarded numerous state, regional, and national awards both as an administrator and classroom teacher.

School Principals

Tony Pittman - Westside Elementary

TPittman@demopoliscityschools.org

Leon Clarke – US Jones Elementary

LClark@demopoliscityschools.org

Blaine Hathcock – Demopolis Middle School

bhathcock@demopoliscityschools.org

Dr. Tony Speegle – Demopolis High School

drspeegle@demopoliscityschools.org

COMMUNITY MEMBERS

The following community members are beneficial partners in education because they provide necessary resources for the advancement of the city school systems mission and vision and help achieve goals through collaboration and community involvement.

Mike Grayson – Mayor

mike.grayson@demopolisal.gov


Tommie Reese – Police Chief

tommie.reese@demopolisal.gov


Amanda Barnes Demopolis City Schools Foundation (Executive Director)


John Northcutt – Demopolis City Schools Foundation (President)


Mrs. Murdock – Local Business Leader / PTA Administration (DMS)