Effective immediately, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has appointed Angelia L. Mance to the Southern Rail Commission.
Mance is a higher education specialist with more than 17 years of experience in teaching and administration for education programs and institutions. Her experience includes in-depth involvement in fundraising, development, and grant/proposal writing as well as creating and implementing online and traditional instructional and assessment programs for a wide variety of educational entities. Additionally, she excels in outreach and developing excellent internal and external relationships, policy development, and project management.
Currently, she is the Director of the Demopolis Higher Education Center and the Associate Director of the Center for Business/Economic Services at the University of West Alabama — a position she has held since 2009.
For more than 12 years, she worked as an independent consultant and author — writing on a variety of topics including education policy and curriculum development. Before that, she spent time at Alabama Southern Community College, Data Recognition Corporation and the University of North Alabama.