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Councilman Showers
President Pro Tem

308 Fountain Circle
7th Floor
Huntsville, Alabama 35810
256-427-5011 Tel
256-427-5024 FAX
Assistant: tamikah.mcwilliams@huntsvilleal.gov

Monday & Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

By Appointment - Only

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    Dr. Richard Showers, Sr., Representing District 1, was first elected to the City Council in 1988. Dr. Showers retired on July 1, 2005 from the Huntsville City Schools where he was a Career Technical Education Teacher.

    Representing District 1, was first elected to the City Council in 1988. He is currently employed by the Huntsville Center for Technology as a basic career education teacher.

    Dr. Showers has served on numerous planning commissions and boards that are instrumental to the successful growth and development of Huntsville. These boards include: Planning Commission, Metropolitan Planning Committee, Clean Community Committee, Historical Preservation Authority, Zoning Subcommittee, and the Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments. He is currently a member of the National Education Association, Alabama Education Association, Huntsville Education Association, Community Action Agency Trustee Board, Alabama A & M University Trustee Board. Dr. Showers is a deacon at the Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He is the president of the Alabama State Missionary Baptist Laymen's Movement, first vice president of the National Baptist Layman's Movement, and a trustee at Selma University, Selma, Alabama. He is a life member of the NAACP, life member of the Alabama A&M Alumni Association; life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

    He and his wife, Bettye Ann, are the proud parents of 5 children.

    Professional Background:
    B.S. - Agribusiness Education, Alabama A & M
    M.S. - Trade and Industrial Education, Alabama A & M
    Honorary Doctorate, Humanities
    Adult & Continuing Education, Auburn University
    Instructor: Vocational and Adult Education, Elementary School Technology, Middle School Industrial and Earth Science
    Educational Coordinator: Adult Education.

    Honors Received:
    Presidential Citation as a Distinguished Alumni of Alabama A & M University by the National Association of Equal Opportunity in Higher Education.
    Overall winner for politics by the Twenty Distinguished Men of Huntsville in 1993.
    Received the Annual Greater Interdenominational Ministerial Fellowship Award in 2002.
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Award, 1997, presented at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
    NAACP Award for Excellence presented at the 1998 NAACP Life Membership Banquet

    NOTICE: District 1 Town Hall Meetings, Councilman Richard Showers, Sr. , District One Representative:
    Large Community Room
    The Showers Center
    4600 Blue Springs Road
    Huntsville, Alabama 35810

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016

    All meetings are held at the Showers' Center, 4600 Blue Spring Road, Huntsville, Alabama, 35810, at 6:00 p.m. Available to speak with residents and answer questions about District 1, roads, new schools, and other concerns.

    The public is invited to attend.

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