PARCA Roundtable

PARCA supports Alabama’s next generation of leaders.

The PARCA Roundtable was established in January of 1998 to give young civic and business leaders the opportunity to study issues and government policy in Alabama in conjunction with the research conducted by the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama. The Roundtable exists to increase the involvement of its members in seeking solutions to the state’s problems.

Our members believe that civic leadership means responsible citizenship; it means being a leader who proactively seeks knowledge of community issues in order to contribute to their solutions.

The Roundtable meets quarterly with public officials and other leaders to learn about and discuss issues currently affecting the state and local governments. This provides information they need to make informed decisions that strengthen their connection and commitment to their community. It helps them participate in the public life of a community in a better informed, committed, and constructive manner, and understand that civic leadership is education in action for the common good.

The Roundtable is a membership-based organization with an annual nomination process. For more information concerning PARCA Roundtable membership, call 205-726-2972 or email Marci Smith.

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2022 PARCA Roundtable Members

Malcolm Albin
Merrill Lynch

Megan Bell

Cliff Bell
CBRE Group

Brit Blalock
Innovation Depot

Trey Bolling
Sirote & Permutt

JaTaune Bosby
ACLU of Alabama

Rebecca Boykins*
Alabama Department of Human Resources

Jackie Bretl
Montgomery Education Foundation

Derek Conrad Brown*
Ken Chapman & Associates

Will Bryant

Becky Carpenter
Corporate Realty

Josh Cirulnick

Jennifer Commander
Vulcan Materials Company

Whitney Dachelet
Samford University

David Dada
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Wendy Davis
Command Alkon

Elijah Davis
Urban Impact

Robert Dawson, Jr.
Sofos Harbert

Donya Deal
Vestavia Hills High School

Chinelo Dike-Minor
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

Alex Flachsbart
Opportunity Alabama

Drew Fravert

Katie Glenn
Southern Poverty Law Center

Brandon Glover
Alabama Power Foundation

Blair Goodgame*
St. Clair County Economic Development Council

Matt Hinshaw
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

Jessica Hopper
United Way of Central Alabama

Ashley Jernigan
JDB Hospitality

Henry Joe
Clarity Global Health Systems

Peter Jones
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Haley Kendrick
Bronze Valley Accelerator

Kendra Key
Hope Enterprise Corporation

Andrew Knowlton
Hand Arendall

Clay Loftin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Chris McCauley
UAB School of Arts and Sciences

T.C. McLemore
Red Mountain Park

Lydia Messina
Protective Life Corporation

Hudson Moore
Altec, Inc.

Brian Muenger
City of Pell City

Drew Nelson
Alabama Medicaid Office

Dillon Nettles
ACLU of Alabama

Taylor Nichols
Deputy Attorney General for the Alabama Office of Information Technology

Neal Owens
Urgent Care for Children

Joanne Patterson
United Way of Central Alabama

John Peinhardt
Directorpoint, LLC

Christian Pereyda
Maynard Cooper & Gale

Vince Perez
Alabama Department of Commerce

Chad Pilcher
Balch & Bingham

Mary Elizabeth Roberson
PERITUS Public Relations

Ryan Robichaux
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

Christianna Rudder
Landscape Workshop

Zarinah Shahid
Alabama Power Company

Michael Stone
Porter, White & Company

Jonathon Studstill
Regions Bank

Jeff Thompson
Pell City CEPA

Jeff Traywick* (CHAIR)
Birmingham Business Alliance

Jarrett Tyus
Starnes Media

Ada Katherine van Wyhe
Alabama Department of Mental Health

Tom Walker

Griffith Waller
City of Montgomery

Jack West
EnPower Solutions

Ashley Whatley
Leadership Alabama

Whitney Wright
Athena Collective

David Ytterberg
Berg Strategy

*Executive Committee

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