District 7 - Lora Lee Boone
Lora Lee Boone was elected to the Prattville City Council in 2012. She and her husband John, a real estate appraiser, grew up in Prattville where they met as childhood neighbors. They have two sons, Matthew and Andrew, who attend Autauga County public schools.
Lora Lee graduated from Prattville High School and attended Auburn University Montgomery. She earned a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Spanish.
Boone began working for her parents' family-owned business as a teenager. She and her husband own a real estate appraisal company. From these experiences, Lora Lee gained interest in the relationship between private business and city government in Prattville. She has also worked in broadcast journalism and as a Spanish teacher.
The Boone family attended Heritage Baptist Church for nineteen years. Lora Lee served on the praise team and as director of drama. The family was part of the church's adoption ministry, and both John and Lora Lee worked in various children's ministries over the years. The Boones now call First Baptist their church home where both boys participate in youth activities.
Civic volunteerism is also a vital part of Lora Lee's life. She is a sustaining member of Prattville Service League, six year president of Association of Parents and Teachers where she still actively serves, a member of the Prattville Tourism Committee, Autauga People Against A Littered State, Prattville Fireworks Committee, and Prattville Ladies Golf Association. Boone has also volunteered with the United Way, Prattville Autauga Humane Shelter, Prattville Library Summer Reading Program, Family Support Center, and as a volunteer translator for Autauga County Schools.
In her role on the council, Lora Lee serves as chair of the Parks and Rec Committee and Urban Management Department. She also serves on the Public Safety and Vehicle Maintenance Committees. In addition, she represents the city on the 911 Board.
In her spare time, Lora Lee enjoys reading, scrapbooking, swimming, and taking care of rescued pets. The Boone family has four formerly abandoned cats and two Labradors.