Board of Directors

Ann Welch

James Campbell

James Campbell


Chairman, Board of Directors

2000 to Present

Noble Frame and Gallery 

Originally from Columbus, Georgia, Ann has been an Annistonian since 1978 and has developed a passion for Anniston and its success. Ann is marred to Gary and together they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

Since 1995, Ann has owned and operated a small business in Anniston’s downtown historic district, Nunnally’s Noble Frame & Gallery. She, also volunteers her time an effort to support and promote her community through participation in civic and municipal boards and organizations:

• Spirit of Anniston, Inc. and Foundation Boards

• City of Anniston Planning Commission

• YMCA of Calhoun County Board

• Anniston Water Works and Sewer Board

• Altrusa International of Anniston, Member

• Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, Member

Ann has served on the Spirit of Anniston’s board of directors for over 20 years and helped facilitate the Main Street Program until 2012 when it became a department of the city. Since that time, she has served on the Anniston Planning Commission and is currently the chairman.

Over the years, Ann has continued her education in business and municipal planning and development through training and workshops:

• National Main Street Center

• University of North Alabama and The Alabama Planning Institute’s CAPZO Certification Course

(Certified Alabama Planning and Zoning Official)

• Jacksonville State University, Small Business Development Center

• Auburn University’s Your Town Alabama

• Professional Picture Framers Association

James Campbell

James Campbell

James Campbell


Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors

2020 to Present

Commercial Law, Anniston, AL 


 Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Emory University, A.B., 1964


 sole practitioner, 2015 - present:

Campbell & Hopkins, 1990 - 2015

sole practitioner, 1986-1990

Campbell & Stewart, 1984-1986

sole practitioner, 1981-1984

Campbell & Rice, 1978-1981

sole practitioner, 1973-1978

Parks & Campbell, 1970-1973

Lybrand Sides & Hamner, 1967-1970

Burnham, Klinefelter & Halsey, 1966-1967


Alabama State Bar (1966)

Northern District of Alabama (1966)

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (1982)

U.S. Supreme Court (1972)


 Alabama House of Representatives 1979-1994

Vice-Chairman, Banking Committee 1982-83

Chairman, Judiciary Committee 1983-86

Speaker Pro Tem 1987-1994

Legislative Council 1983-1994

Co-Chairman 1983-1986, 1989-1991, 1991-1994

Joint Reapportionment Committee 1986-1994

Co-Chairman, 1990-1994

State Legislative Leaders Foundation Board of Directors, 1989-1994

OTHER GOVERNMENT: Alabama Law Institute member, 1979-present

President 1991 - 2001

Executive Committee 1979-present

State of Alabama Chief Negotiator, 1999-2003

Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin Water Compact

Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Water Compact


Southern Center for International Studies board member - 1991-2001

Anniston City Board of Education member - 1985-1990

Sarah Cavender

James Campbell

Sarah Cavender


Board Member 2015 - Present

Sarah Cavender Metalworks, Inc.

Shawn Crawford

Shawn Crawford

Sarah Cavender


Treasurer, Board of Directors

2016 to Present

Buyers Agent at Keller Williams, Inc.

Suzie Palmer

Shawn Crawford

Scott Skinner


Board Member 2016 - Present

Hair & Company

1012 Noble Street


 Susie is a hair designer and color specialist with over thirty years experience. She was born and raised in the city of Anniston with the exception of four years in Louisville KY where she had the opportunity to work with some of the top hairdressers and educators in the industry.  Susie is the owner of 

Hair & CO Salon located in the historic district on Noble Street in Anniston. 

Scott Skinner

Shawn Crawford

Scott Skinner


Board Member 2016 - Present

 STS Decorating Consultant 

Board of Directors Cont.

Thomas Van Dyke

Kimberly Westbrooks

Thomas Van Dyke


Honorary Board Member 

Board Vice-Chairman 2002 - 2020

Thomas is retired from the US Military and is currently licensed and certified in the states of Alabama, Georgia, and Maryland as a professional Life, Health and Property & Casualty Insurance agent and pre-licensing instructor. 

Thomas represents various major insurance carriers such as Mutual of Omaha, Foresters, AIG (American General), Americo, Gerber and many others.

Thomas is also an accomplished musician, singer, and a BMI affiliated professional music publisher and songwriter.

Jennifer Yates

Kimberly Westbrooks

Thomas Van Dyke


Board Member 2017 - Present

Certified District Administrative Coordinator,

 Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee

Kimberly Westbrooks

Kimberly Westbrooks

Kimberly Westbrooks


Secretary, Board of Directors

2017  to Present 

Business and Social Sciences Librarian,

Houston Cole Library, JSU