HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES • DISTRICT 61
State Representative Alan Harper was elected in 2006 by a margin of almost 70 percent to represent Northport, West Tuscaloosa County and Pickens County.
He has spent almost his entire career in public service working to better the communities in which he has lived and worked. His career path includes working in local government, public education, the banking industry and primarily in economic development. Harper currently serves as Director of Economic Development for the City of Aliceville.
He served almost a decade with the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA). During Representative Harper's tenure with TCIDA, he assisted in bringing numerous companies, among them, ZF Industries, Johnson Controls, Delphi, ICS, Recticel and the Mercedes-Benz expansion to Tuscaloosa County representing over 4,000 jobs and upwards of $500 million in capital investment.