Jo Bonner

Jo Bonner REPRepublican

Alabama Republican politician

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Jo BonnerREPRepublican Alabama Republican politician
62
Years of Age
11
Years of Experience
ALResidence (state)

Josiah Robins Bonner Jr. (born November 19, 1959) is an American academic administrator and former politician who currently serves as the fourth president of the University of South Alabama. He was previously the U.S. representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district from 2003 to 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. He resigned from Congress on August 2, 2013, to take a job with the University of Alabama. He served as Chief of Staff to Alabama governor Kay Ivey from 2019 to 2021, before becoming the president of the University of South Alabama. He was officially inaugurated in December 2021.

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Campaign Funding

20
12
$1,140,567
Total Raised
$1,263,168
Total Spent
$157,209
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Real Estate$66,000
97%
Health Professionals$64,625
92%
Lawyers/Law Firms$61,200
78%
Leadership PACs$52,000
75%
Retired$50,300
70%
Defense Aerospace$46,850
46%
Lobbyists$30,850
44%
Insurance$29,250
38%
Education$25,250
36%
Commercial Banks$24,000
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Alabama
Bachelor of Arts
1982
University of Alabama School of Law
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2002 - 2013
Field Representative
George McMillan Gubernatorial Campaign
1982
Assistant Republican Whip
United States House of Representatives
Chief of Staff
Office of Representative Sonny Callahan, United States House of Representatives
1989 - 2002
Press Secretary
Office of Representative Sonny Callahan, United States House of Representatives
1984 - 1989
Other Experience1 - 15 of 15
Board Member
Mobile United
Board Member
University of Alabama, Mobile Chapter Alumni Association
Chair
International Committee for Mobile Tricentennial
Co-President
Class of 2000, Leadership Mobile
Former Board Member
Rotary Club of Mobile
Former Board Member
Leadership Mobile
Former Board Member
Chamber of Commerce, Mobile Area
Former Member
Board of Community Advisors, Junior League of Mobile
Member
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church
Member
Senior Bowl Committee
Member
President's Advisory Council, University of Mobile
Member
Rotary Club, Mobile
Member
Mobile Touchdown Club
Member
Advisory Board, Salvation Army
Member
Mobile Lions Club