The PARCA Roundtable Class of 2020 was announced in late December. The PARCA Roundtable is a member-based organization of young, civic and business leaders interested in broadening their understanding of state and local government in conjunction with the work of the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama.
The group meets quarterly to discuss a variety of state and community issues in an effort to increase the involvement of its members in seeking solutions to the state’s problems.
New members of the Roundtable are:
Cliff Bell, CBRE Group
Megan Bell, Shipt
JaTaune Bosby, ACLU of Alabama
Will Bryant, Quantalytix, Inc.
Becky Carpenter, Corporate Realty
Whitney Dachelet, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Blair Goodgame, St. Clair County Economic Development Council
Matt Hinshaw, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Chris McCauley, Tech Alabama
Lydia Messina, Protective Life Corporation
Stephen Pudner, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
Christianna Rudder, McKinney Capital
Jack West, EnPower Solutions
Whitney Wright, Athena Collective
“Each year, we receive nominations and applications from some of the best and brightest young civic minds in Alabama, featuring a wide array of backgrounds, industry, and expertise,” says 2019 Roundtable Chair Lee Ann Petty. “We are pleased to welcome our new Roundtable members, and we look forward to an exciting 2020 as we learn more about issues affecting Alabama and support PARCA’s mission of seeking solutions for the betterment of our state and local governments.”
Members are chosen through a nomination process from past and current members as well as the PARCA Board of Directors, based on their demonstration of leadership both professionally and in their community.