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2022-2023 ADEC BOARD

President: Tim Spafford
President-Elect: Derrick Cunningham
Secretary: Linda Schoen
Treasurer:John Schoen
Immediate Past-President:
Maureen Murphy
ADEC Volunteer Field Reps.:
Tommy Holliman, Donna Jones, 
Lisa deShazo

ADEC Division Directors:
Div. 1-Carolyn Chandler
Div. 2- Diana Cline
Div. 3- Open
Div. 4- Lisa deShazo
Div. 5- Gayle Atchison
Div. 6- Donna McClaney Jones
Div. 7- Judy Friday
Div. 8- Mickey McDonnell

We just returned from an engaging, fun, and educational 2023 Mid-Winter Conference, held at Jubilee Ministry in Irondale on Saturday, January 28th. We celebrated seeing each otherrenewed old friendships, ''ZOOMED'' with some new friends, and were introduced to some great NEW service opportunities such as:

  • Partnering with SENIOR PALS at Auburn Univ. to serve our senior citizens; great projects for Excel, Jr. Excel, and Collegiate clubs

  • Contributing sheet sets to GRACE MIINISTRIES to assist girls in foster care in Fairfield, AL

  • Forming a fund with the Community Foundation of South Alabama (CFSA) in ADEC's name to manage and grow funds for our ADEC  Youth Awards programs 

  • Learning about fundraising, creative service projects, ONUG events, and more from four of our ADEC clubs (Tuscaloosa, Florence, Irondale, and Mobile)

OUR 2022-2023 ADEC BOARD

President                                      Tim Spafford

President-Elect                             Derrick Cunningham

Immediate Past-President            Maureen Murphy

Secretary                                      Linda Schoen

Treasurer                                      John Schoen

Div. 1 Director                              Carolyn Chandler

Div. 2 Director                              Diana Cline

Div. 4 Director                              Lisa deShazo

Div. 5 Director                              Gayle Atchison

Div. 6 Director                              Donna McLaney Jones

Div. 7 Director                              Judy Friday

Div. 8 Director                              Mickey McDonnell

Volunteer Field Reps:

Tommy Holliman

Donna McLaney Jones

Lisa deShazo

Please watch this ADEC website as we update more about ADEC in the near future!


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  Coach Nick Saban
  Awarded 2021 Court
  of Honor at ADEC        Convention


Coach Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. has been the head football coach at the University of Alabama since 2007. Saban previously served as head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and at three other universities: Louisiana State University, Michigan State University, and the  University of Toledo. Saban is considered by many to be the greatest coach in college football history.  Nick Saban is one of the most successful coaches in college football history. He has coached teams that have won championships after championships in a row. 

Nick’s Kids Foundation is the official charity of Coach Nick Saban & his wife Terry. The Nick’s Kids was started by Nick and Terry Saban during their time at Michigan State University, and has continued to support organizations today. The Nick’s Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting children, family, teacher and student causes. The Nick’s Kids Foundation is a 501 ©(3) non-profit charity. Nick and Terry Saban dedicate time to the Nick’s Kids by executing multiple events throughout the year, as well as conducting day-to-day activities to keep the charity alive. He has been married to Terry Saban since December 18, 1971. They have two children.




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