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Kenneth Cooper AlexanderNONENon-Partisan Mayor
55
Years of Age
20
Years of Experience
VAResidence (state)

Kenneth Cooper Alexander (born October 17, 1966) is currently serving as mayor of Norfolk, Virginia. Alexander is the chancellor of a network of career community colleges, 14 Aviation Institute of Maintenance campuses across the country and six Centura College and Tidewater Tech locations within Virginia. Alexander also serves as president of Metropolitan Funeral Services. A native of Norfolk, from 2002 to 2012, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 89th District in Norfolk. From 2012 to 2016 he served in the Senate of Virginia, representing the 5th District in Norfolk and Chesapeake.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Old Dominion University
BS
1990
John Tyler Community College
AAS
1987
Norwich University
MA
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Mayor
City of Norfolk, Virginia
2016 - Current
Senator
Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
2012 - 2016
Delegate
Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
2002 - 2012
Instructor
Tidewater Community College
Current
President
Beacon Light Community Housing Development Corporation
Current
President
Metropolitan Funeral Services
Current
Other Experience1 - 35 of 35
Board Member
Tidewater Business Financing Corporation
Current
Fellow
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
Current
Member
Tidewater Funeral Directors Association
Current
Member
Executive Committee, Greater Norfolk Corporation
Current
Member
Norfolk, Antioch Baptist Church
Current
Volunteer
Leadership Circle of the Public Broadcasting Service of Hampton Roads, WHRO
Current
Volunteer
Norfolk Public Schools
Current
Incorporated Board Member
Empowerment
2010
Member
Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Citizens Academy
2004
Toll Fellow
Council of State Governments (CSG)
2003
Former Board Member
Old Dominion University Alumni Association
Former District Governor
National Funeral Directors Association
Former President
Norfolk Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association
Former President
Virginia Morticians Association
Former President
Beacon Light Civic League
Member
Study of the Popular Election of the Office of Mayor Commission
Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on Tolling, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health and Human Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Economic Development and Natural Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Capital Outlay, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee General Government and Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Finance Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Labor Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Studies, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Subcommittee on Standards of Conduct, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Subcommittee on Appointments, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Subcommittee #2 (Commerce and Labor), Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Rules Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Privileges and Elections Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Education Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Commerce and Labor Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Norfolk Economic Development Authority
Former Member
Norfolk Human Services Commission
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
Former Vice Chair
Norfolk Planning Commission