From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has announced his reappointment of Lucien Blankenship and appointment of Chris Rice to the Birmingham Water Works Board.
His announcement was made through a press release on Tuesday morning.
“The Birmingham Water Works Board performs a major role in the oversight of the utility for our residents,” Mayor Woodfin said. “I am pleased to appoint these two experienced and trusted professionals.”
Blankenship is a Birmingham attorney with Blankenship and Associates. He is a member of the Alabama A&M University Board of Trustees and board chairman for Urban Impact. He has remained active in his community as president of the Youth Sports Association in Titusville and PTA president for Phillips Academy.
Rice has more the 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. He currently serves in managing the finance department for a startup healthcare company in Birmingham. He also serves as a board member and vice president of Fred Horn Industrial Baseball League.
Rice holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Miles College.
Blankenship was previously appointed by Woodfin in January 2020 to fill a vacancy on the board. The appointments for Blankenship and Rice are effective immediately. Their terms, according to the city’s public information director Rick Journey, expire on Dec. 31, 2024.