Alabama State Council

John McMillan
Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Industry

Greg Canfield
Commissioner, Alabama Department of Commerce
 
J.T. “Jabo” Waggoner
Former Senate Majority Leader, Rules Chairman
 
Sandy Stimpson
Mayor of Mobile
 
Vivian Figures
Former Senate Minority Leader, Finance Committee, Local Legislation

Victor Gaston
Alabama House of Representatives, Acting Speaker of the House
 
James K. “Jimmy” Lyons
Director/CEO, Alabama State Port Authority
 
Johnny Adams
Executive Director, Alabama Poultry Association
 
Billy Powell
Executive Vice President, Alabama Cattlemen Association
 
Jerry Carl
President, Mobile County Commission
 
Greg Reed
Alabama Senate, Senate Majority Leader
 
Quinton Ross
Alabama Senate, Senate Minority Leader
 
Hank Sanders
Alabama Senate, Banking and Finance Committees
 
Tom Whatley
Alabama Senate, Chairman, Agriculture Committee
 
Rusty Glover
Alabama Senate, Agriculture Committee
 
Clay Scofield
Alabama Senate, Agriculture Committee
 
Tim Melson
Alabama Senate, Agriculture and Tourism Committees
 
Gerald Dial
Alabama Senate, Energy and Veterans Affairs Committees

MICHAEL CIAMARRA
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & POLICY TO SENATE RULES CHAIRMAN
 
SCOTTY COLSON
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BIRMINGHAM; SISTER CITIES
 
GEORGE HENRY
PRESIDENT, ALABAMA COUNTY MANAGERS ASSOCIATION

Mark Jackson
Alabama Honorary Consul General, Japan; Morrison Conference, Inc.
 
John Key
International Trade Consultant
Pan American Council on Trade, LLC
 
Jerry Lathan
President
Lathan Company
 
Scott Myers
Director
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
 
Mitt Walker
International and Federal Regulations
Alabama Farmers Association
 
Scott Phillips
Strada Professional Services, LLC, Engineering
 
Mayra Diaz, International Sales
Amerex Corporation
 
Grey Redditt
Maynard Cooper and Gale Law Firm,
Mobile Sister Cities Commission

 
Stanley Murphy
Murphy & Murphy, LLC;
The Cuba Center, University of Alabama
 
Christina McInnis, Bilateral Trade with Cuba
GulfWise Commerce
 
D. Davies Hood, Jr., President
Induron Coatings
 
Springna Zhao, Partner
LAN Consulting LLC
 
Beth Chapman
Former Alabama Secretary of State, 
Beth Chapman & Associates, LLC
 
Mark A. Froehlich, Principal
Impact Partners
 
Sarah Kate Sullivan
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

CAM WARD
ALABAMA SENATE, FINANCE, HEALTH AND JUDICIARY COMMITTEES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
 
MICKY HAMMON
ALABAMA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MAJORITY LEADER
 
RANDY DAVIS
ALABAMA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY COMMITTEES


ALABAMA & CUBA IN THE NEWS

Press release: Engage Cuba, State Leaders Launch Alabama State Council

 

AL.com: Op-ed: Travel, trade embargo on Cuba hurts Alabama businesses

Press Release: Alabama Legislature Unanimous Call for Congress to Lift Cuban Embargo Is 'Significant'

Bloomberg: Cuba's First American-Owned Manufacturer Will Make Tractors

Birmingham Business Journal: Cuba Market Would Be Lucrative to Alabama, Report Says

Miami Herald: Alabama Company Says Cuba Needs its Tractors, But Approval Process is Slow

People's World: Alabama Tractors Till the Soil of U.S.-Cuba Cooperation

Wear-TV: Area business to sell goods to Cuba

Alabama NewsCenter: The Cuba thaw will be big for Alabama and other producers of frozen chickens

WearTV: Area business to sell goods to Cuba

Politico: Cuba buys ag equipment from Alabama-based company

The Crimson White: New Exhibit from Chip Cooper Compares South Alabama and Cuba 

The Anniston Star: Alabama Entrepreneurs Hope Cuba is Fertile Territory for New Venture

Alabama News: Alabama Company Approved to Build Factory in Cuba

Agri View: Alabama Firm to Build Cuba Plant

The New York Times: Culture Gap Impedes U.S. Business Efforts for Trade with Cuba

Local 15: Local Business with Cuba

AL.com: Sewell Seeks Economic Opportunities for Alabama with Cuba Trip

AL.com: Cuba Embargo News: How Would Alabama Benefit From End to Travel, Trade Ban?

Alabama Public Radio: Alabama seeks to lift Cuba embargo, deadline for north AL Disaster Loans

Local 15: Alabama benefits from improved Cuba relations

Montgomery Advertiser: Cuba Trade Expansion Could Mean Good Things for Alabama Businesses

AL.com: Auburn University Signs Pact with Cuba: Why it Matters to Alabama

YellowHammer Radio: Byrne: Cuba Could be a Major Trade Partner for Alabama, But Has a Long Way to Go

Montgomery Advertiser: Alabama Could Benefit from U.S.-Cuba Thaw

Tuscaloosa News: Cuban Novelist Leonardo Padura Will Speak at University of Alabama

AL.com: U.S. Recognizes in Cuba What Mobile has Seen for Decades: Opinion

UA News: UA Establishes Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship

The Crimson White: Alabama Student Studies Abroad in Havana, Cuba

Al.com: State, mobile leaders call for open trade with Cuba

AL.com: Alabama Has a Proud, Rich History with Cuba, We Should Capitalize On It

Alabama's Champions

Governor Robert Bentley (R)

Governor Robert Bentley (R)

Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1)

Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1)

Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL-5)

Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL-5)

State Senator J.T. Waggoner (R-AL-16)

State Senator J.T. Waggoner (R-AL-16)