Erika Mitchell

Position: District 5

Incumbent: Yes


Erika Mitchell was first elected in 2017. In Nov. 2021, she beat Raynard Johnson with 72.5% of the vote and in 2017 with 63% of vote. Mitchell works as the vice president of business development for ChanceLight Education, which contracts with public school districts and other educational institutions to provide special education programs.

Background & Experience

  • Managing Partner, Sports Unlimited Enterprise, LLC
  • Event Coordinator/ Community Relations, NFL Players Association (2014-2017)
  • Communications/ Secretary Officer- NFL Alumni Association
  • Associated with the Miss Africa U.S.A., Miss Latina U.S., and Miss Latin American Del Mundo pageants

Campaign finance

June 30 disclosure

  • Total cash on hand: $3.46
  • Largest contributors:
    • The Kendall Law Firm


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration from DeVry
  • Undergraduate: Alabama State University

Policy Stances

  • Student Well-being
  • Literacy
  • Equity
  • School Safety
  • Student, Family and Community Engagement
  • Building School and Community Partnerships
  • Building Global Opportunities

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