By Megan Miller, Editor
CLAY – Don Baker has announced his candidacy for place two on Clay City Council.
“I have chosen to enter this race so that I may be a voice for the citizens of Clay,” Baker said. “I am excited about the opportunity to serve our residents with sound decisions regarding finance, public safety, and the issues that affect our quality of life.”
Baker has lived in Clay for 29 years and has had a 27-year long career as Fire Lieutenant with Birmingham Fire and Rescue. He is currently serving his third term on the Jefferson County Citizen’s Supervisory Commission and has also served as a lobbyist for the Professional Fire Fighters of Alabama.
Baker has served three terms as the Clay-Chalkville Booster Club Vice President, and three years as youth football director. He has coached football, baseball, basketball and softball at the youth level.
“I am a strong advocate for continuing to build the relationship the City of Clay enjoys with our area schools and families,” Baker said. “It is my hope that my background in public safety as fire fighter shows that I truly care about people, and have a passion to help”.
Baker and his wife Lisa have been married for 31 years. They have three children, who attended Clay schools from the elementary through high school level.
Visit Baker’s Facebook page here.