A slew of candidates have filed for the May 4 election for city council and school board including newcomer to the area, Dwain Mathers who is running against incumbent Todd Rolen for Place 5.
Professionally, Mathers is a pilot for American Airlines and currently flies internationally to Beijing, Paris and Seoul among other popular destinations.
His educational background includes graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in aerospace engineering and a commission as a Second Lieutenant.
Following his commission, he spent seven years on active duty with the U.S. Air Force and 10 years with the Air National Guard flying missions as a fighter pilot throughout Europe and the Middle East.
By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]
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