Anderson appointed to Andalusia Utilities Board

Published 9:15 am Thursday, August 25, 2022

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The Andalusia City Council last week appointed Bridges Anderson to the Utilities Board of the City of Andalusia.

Bridges Anderson

Anderson is a former two-term member of the city council and a former member of the Utilities Board, having served as the council representative on the board for six years. He is filling the seat previously held by Jim Smith, who recently retired from the board.

Anderson holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and counseling and currently works as a substance abuse and outpatient therapist. He also earned a doctorate (Ed.D) in curriculum and instruction. He previously directed the Upward Bound Program at LBW Community College and held other jobs at LBW.

He is the past president of the Covington County credit Union Board; served as the vice chair of the Alabama Community College Association’s Commission on Administration; was president and vice president of the Alabama Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel; and has served on the board of the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce.

Anderson has worked as an Alabama High School Athletic Association basketball official since 1991, and was named official of the year in 2015. He also has worked as a head basketball coach.

Mayor Earl Johnson nominated Anderson to the board. The council unanimously approved the nomination.