Mildred Lanier-Reed

Mildred was elected to office in October 2016. She is currently serving her second term.

Personal Profile


  • Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy Humane Letters, Trinity International University of Ambassadors
  • Master of Public and Private Management, Birmingham-Southern College
  • Post Graduate Studies, EM. Lyon Business School, Lyon France
  • Alabama Planning and Zoning Official Certification, Alabama Planning Institute, University of North Alabama
  • Master of Music, University of Oklahoma
  • Post Graduate Studies, American Institute of Musical Studies, Graz, Austria
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Samford University

Professional/Community Involvement

  • Board Trustee of American Village
  • Board Member of CASA
  • Board Member of The DAY Program
  • Board Member of The Arc of Shelby County
  • Former Board Member of Safe House of Shelby County, Inc.
  • Board Member of The American Academy for Young Professionals, Christian School
  • Award of Excellence in Government and Public Affairs
  • Jefferson State Community College Instructor: Business Management and Music Education
  • Young Professionals Life Group Leader, Valleydale Baptist Church
  • Graduate of Instructional Leadership Academy of the Alabama Community College System
  • Graduate of Leadership Shelby County
  • Former Chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Pelham
  • President of the State Alabama Chapter of the Community Association Institute
  • Past President, Pelham City-Wide Homeowners Association
  • President of Hayesbury Townhomes HOA Board
  • Former Executive Board Member of the Alabama Music Educators Association
  • Former Past-President of the Higher Education Division, Alabama Music Educators Association

Areas of Interest

  • Community and association engagement and support
  • Education
  • Performing arts
  • Residential and commercial development and planning
Mildred Lanier