Commissioner Biographies


District 1:
Joseph "Joey" Peavy -
Current Term of Office: 2016- 2020
First Elected Commissioner in 2012

1223 Starlington Road
Georgiana, AL 36033
334-437-1884 (c)

Email Address: jdpeavy52@gmail.com

Education: 1984 Graduate of Georgiana High School
LBW College 1985

Occupation:
Bridge Inspector for Norfolk Southern Railroad 

Personal Information: Married to Lisa Blackburn Peavy
Children – a daughter, Jordan Peavy and a son Joseph Peavy

Member of Southside Baptist Church

 

When asked "why you serve in public office":
I would like to make Butler County a thriving community where not only will our children want to come back to raise their families, but others will also want to move here."


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District 2:
Jesse F. McWilliams, III 
Current Term of Office: 2016-2020
First Elected Commissioner in 2000

119 Pinedale
Greenville, AL 36037
334-525-0855 (C)
Email Address: butlercc@butlercoal.us 

Education: Greenville High School Graduate, 1979;
LBW College, 1980

Occupation:
Owner Real Pit BBQ
Bus Driver Butler County Board of Education

Personal Information: Married to Linda McWilliams
2 Children; 2 Grandchildren


When asked "why you serve in public office": 
“To be able to serve the public in a positive way to show that elected officials can work together for the good of the public.”
 


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District 3:
Frank A. Hickman -Acting Chairman, effective November 27, 2016
Current Term of Office: 2016-2020
First Elected Commissioner in 2001


402 Fort Dale Road
Greenville, AL 36037
334-382-6618 (W);334-382-8463 (H); 334-437-1930 (C)
Email Address: hickman@hartleyhickman.com 

Education: B.S. in Accounting – University of Alabama 1972;
JD University of Alabama School of Law 1976

Occupation: Attorney-at-Law
Hartley & Hickman, P.O. Box 583, Greenville, AL 36037


Personal Information:  Married to Rebecca Bozeman Hickman
2 Children –Walton W. Hickman and Rebecca McLean Henderson
Member of First United Methodist Church
Member of Greenville Lions Club


When asked "why you serve in public office":

“Public service provides me with the opportunity to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Butler County and make a positive difference in Butler County’s future”

 
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District 4:
Allin Whittle-Acting Vice Chairman, effective November 27, 2016

Term of Office: 2016-2020
First Elected Commissioner in 2012

 

760 Old Central Road
Greenville, AL 36037
334-382-6430
Email Address: alwhittle@centurytel.net


Education: Educational Specialist Degree in Administration


Occupation: Assistant Superintendent Butler County, Alabama Schools


Personal Information:  Married to Betty L. Whittle
2 Children - Major Allin Lamont Whittle II, Marquetta Whittle
4 Grandchildren

 

When asked "why you serve in public office":

"This is a way to give back for the many blessings that the Lord has bestowed upon me.”

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District 5:
Aaron Darrell Sanders-
Current Term of Office: 2016-2020
First Elected Commissioner in 2012

158 Taft Skipper Road
Georgiana, AL 36033
334-376-0291 (H) 334-303-9503 ( C ) 
Email Address: darrellsanders63@yahoo.com
 
Education: 1980 Graduate of Georgiana High School

Occupation: Self Employed owner of Sanders Masonry, Inc.

Personal Information: Rita Turner Sanders of Troy, Alabama
2 Children - Twins born in April 2012, son Brett and daughter Breanna


When asked "why you serve in public office": 

I have always enjoyed serving the public.  I served on the Parks and Recreation Board in Georgiana for 8 years, 3 of those years as President.  I also enjoy a nursing home ministry that I’ve been doing now for around 6 years in Georgiana.

 

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