Board of Directors

Our board of directors is composed of members, which have been appointed by both the City of Tuscaloosa and Northport. The board recently voted to also have 2 additional seats appropriated for members from Bibb and Pickens counties.


Click the date link to see the meeting minutes.

All Board Meetings are open to the public.

Linda Chambers Harris

Appointment Area: City of Northport

Background: Bryce Hospital

Term Expires: 4/17/2024

Board Office: N/A

Barbara Patrick

Appointment Area: Tuscaloosa County

Background: Family Member

Term Expires: 4/1/2024

Board Office: Secretary

Vernita Garriott

Appointment Area: Tuscaloosa County

Background: Family Member

Term Expires: 2/5/2020

Board Office: N/A


Dr. Zynnia Zyfra

Appointment Area: Tuscaloosa County

Background: Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatry Center

Term Expires: 4/1/2024

Board Office: N/A

Bill Taylor

Appointment Area: Tuscaloosa County

Background: Individual with a disability

Term Expires: 4/1/2023

Board Office: N/A

Lauren Wilson

Appointment Area: City of Tuscaloosa

Background: Attorney

Term Expires: 4/1/2020

Board Office: President

April Stevens

Appointment Area: City of Northport

Background: Clinical Social Worker

Term Expires: 3/1/2024

Board Office: N/A

Marty Barrett

Appointment Area: City of Tuscaloosa

Background: Family Member

Term Expires: 4/1/2020

Board Office: N/A

Julia Bush

Appointment Area: City of Northport

Background: Special Education

Term Expires: 11/1/2022

Board Office: N/A

Virginia Rogers

Appointment Area: City of Tuscaloosa

Background: Former Commissioner

Term Expires: 4/27/2021

Board Office: N/A

Deborah Tucker

Appointment Area: City of Tuscaloosa

Background: Former Director at Whatley

Term Expires: 4/28/2023

Board Office: N/A

Martin Naugher

Appointment Area: City of Northport

Background: Retired-Voluntary Service Specialist

Term Expires: 5/1/2025

Board Office: N/A