During the regularly-scheduled board meeting held today, the Birmingham Water Works Board elected Christopher B. Rice as Chairman of the Board for 2022.
Appointed to the Board by City of Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin in 2021, Rice is the head of the finance department for American Care Ventures. He has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Miles College. He also serves as a board member and vice president of Fred Horn Industrial Baseball League.
In addition, the Board elected William “Butch” Burbage, Jr., CPA as First Vice Chairman and Tereshia Q. Huffman as Second Vice Chairwoman.
Finally, the Board voted to affirm nominations of Raymond "Larry" Ward as Secretary-Treasurer and Carl "Dalton" NeSmith, Esq. as Assistant Secretary-Treasurer.
The remaining Board members, Lucien B. Blankenship, Esq., Thomas E. Henderson, Ronald A. Mims, and George Munchus, Ph.D., will serve as Directors for 2022.