Connie recently retired from the City of Madison Board of Education after being appointed in 2009 and serving 10 years. She served on the district's Capital Planning, Safety and Security, Policy, Community Relations and Advocacy, Curriculum and Instruction and Finance Committees. She also served as the board’s Legislative Liaison, advocating for children in both Montgomery and Washington, DC. She co-chaired the successful Madison Forward campaign for the added ad valorem taxes for the Madison City school system.
Connie has a degree in Business Administration: Business Management from Auburn University and is a full time community volunteer. She has been a part of the Madison Community since 1984 and is a charter member of Asbury United Methodist Church.
Connie and her husband, Richard, have two sons and a daughter-in-law. Their older son, Ross, graduated of Bob Jones High School and Auburn University. He is working as a Software Engineer at SAIC. Their younger son, Riley, graduated from James Clemens High School and attends Calhoun Community College. Daughter-in-law, Harley, graduated from Hartselle High School, Auburn University and Athens State University with degrees in Chemistry and Education.