Carolyn A. Newton is a lifelong community advocate. Retired from Alabama Power after 44 years of service, she continues to be involved in education, consumer advocacy and social service work in her community. While at Alabama Power, Carolyn served as a member of the National Fuel Fund Network, Low Income Energy Consortium and national advocacy organizations for low-income families. She also volunteered with Alabama Gerontological Society, Diversity Council for AARP Alabama, Project Share Committee, the Operating Board for Hands on Birmingham and Neighborhood Housing Services. Carolyn is a current member of the city of Fairfield Zoning Board of Adjustment and is president of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Central Alabama Chapter. Carolyn lives in Fairfield, Ala., with her husband Alvin. They have two adult children, Courtney and Ashley, and an adorable grandson.
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