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Dr. Heath Grimes is chosen to serve on CLAS Board of Directors as an affiliate president.

Grimes chosen to serve on CLAS Board of Directors as affiliate president

The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Heath Grimes, superintendent of Russellville City Schools, to serve on the esteemed CLAS Board of Directors as the President of the School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA).

Grimes joins a distinguished group of educational leaders who are dedicated to advancing excellence in leadership and promoting positive change in Alabama schools.
 Affiliate presidents play a vital role in CLAS by representing and advocating for the unique needs and interests of their affiliate organizations.

These dedicated leaders bring their extensive knowledge and experience to the CLAS Board of Directors, ensuring that the collective voice of Alabama’s educational leaders is heard and amplified.
 In their role as a non-voting member of the CLAS Board of Directors, affiliate presidents provide valuable insights, perspective and expertise to inform the board’s discussions and decisions.

Their contributions will help shape the strategic initiatives, programs and resources developed by CLAS to empower educational leaders across the state.
 Reflecting on the appointment of Dr. Heath Grimes, Dr. Vic Wilson, Executive

Director for the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS), expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are honored to welcome Dr. Grimes as president of SSA to the CLAS Board of Directors. The leadership of our affiliate presidents within their affiliate organization brings a unique perspective that will greatly benefit our collective efforts to support and empower educational leaders in Alabama. We look forward to their valuable contributions and collaboration.”

Grimes joins a diverse group of educational leaders who are passionate about collaboration, innovation and educational equity. Their leadership and guidance will undoubtedly make a significant impact on their affiliate organization and contribute to the overall mission of CLAS.

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