Every Child a Graduate. Every Graduate Prepared.

Yvette M. Richardson, Ed.D.
District 4
Current Term: 2011-2015
Resides in Fairfield

"I believe our children are our greatest investment. As your Alabama State Board of Education member, I will work diligently to provide a fair and equal education for all students. It is my belief that the students in Alabama deserve only the best education."


  • Former Associate Dean, Virginia College
  • Currently Educational Consultant, Public Education Teacher, Assistant School Principal, School Principal, Director of Curriculum, Assistant Superintendent, Interim Superintendent, Superintendent - all within the Fairfield City School System (29 years)
  • Superintendent Russell County School System
  • Adjunct Professor (Miles College, Samford University, Troy University)


  • Doctor of Education - The University of Alabama
  • Education Specialist Degree - Samford University
  • Master of Science Degree - Samford University
  • Bachelor of Science Degree - Miles College


  • Mother of two (Jon and Gavette)
  • Active Member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Fairfield, AL