Brief Resume


Birthdate 12 April 1937
Height 6 feet 4 inches
Weight 230 lbs.

B.A. (Urban Affairs), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1979
M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1981
A.B.D. (Doctor of Public Administration), University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1993

Academic Honors List, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1979
Deans List, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1978-1979
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society,
Gamma Omicron Chapter, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1986

Jefferson County Department of Health
January 1965 - June 1994 (Retired)

Worked last eight years as the Senior Administrative Analyst for Health Center Administration. Responsibile for developing and monitoring budget of $30,000,000. Other activities included personnel management, grant writing, credentialing of professional employees, policy development and implementation, quality assurance, developing computer applications, goals and objectives, and supervising medical laboratories at seven health center locations.

Worked fourteen years as a Disease Control Specialist in the areas of vaccine preventable diseases, tuberculosis control, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV (AIDS) testing and counseling.

Worked five years as an Environmentalist in areas of air pollution control, food inspection, and community sanitation.

American Society for Public Administration
Central Alabama Chapter-Treasurer 1992-1993
Greater Birmingham Chapter-Treasurer 1993-1994

Alabama Public Health Association
Community Health Chapter Chairman 1981-1982

Health Workers Association of Jefferson County
President 1974
Board Member 1981-1985
Board Member 1990-1999

University of Alabama National Alumni Association
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society

University of Alabama in Birmingham National Alumni Association
Charter Member 1979
Homecoming Committee 1992
Mr. & Ms. UAB-Judge 1992
Homecoming Committee 1993
MPA Alumni Association-Charter Member 1979
MPA Advisory Board 2007

Gardendale Library Board
Board Member 2003-2009
Vice Chairman 2004
Chairman 2007

Member-Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Foundation

Member-Birmingham Historical Society

Member-Birmingham-Jefferson Historical Society

Member-Marion County, Alabama Genealogical Society

Member-Lamar County, Alabama Genealogical & Historical Society

Member-North-Central Alabama Genealogical Society

Charter Member-Gardendale Historical Society
First Vice President 2006-2007 Board Member 2008-2009

Member-Franklin Co. Historical Society

Member-Bay Co. Historical Society

Member-Alabama Archaeological Society

Softball Players Association

Member-Appalachian Shawnee Tribe
Chief-Southern Village (AL-GA-FL-SC) 2008-2009

Former Member-Cherokees of Northeast Alabama
Member Tribal Council 1996-1999

Association of Retired Health Workers of Jefferson County
President 1996
Vice President 2000
Board Member 1997-2000

Alabama Retired State Employees Association
President-District 6, North Jefferson Chapter 1996-2002

Member-Gardendale Chamber of Commerce

Member-Vulcan Park Foundation
Docent 2004-2006
Volunteer 2004-2009

Member-Friends of the Birmingham Public Library

Author-"Birmingham: A Postcard Tour" Published 1999, Reprinted 2001
Third Printing 2003, retitled "Birmingham In Vintage Postcards"
Fourth Printing 2005
Arcadia Publishing Company

Author-"Panama City" Published 2005
Arcadia Publishing Company

Author-"Then & Now-Birmingham" Published 2007
Arcadia Publishing Company

Adjunct Faculty-Columbia Southern University

Arbitrator-Birmingham Better Business Bureau

Scoutmaster-Boy Scouts of America (12 Yrs.)

St. Augustine School PTA President 1970

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1996-2008 jd@jdweeks. com

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