Commissioner Alma L. Randolph

Alma was elected as Beaver Dam City Commissioner when she was just 24 years old. She was the first woman and the first African American to hold elected office in Ohio County, Kentucky. Also, she was inducted among the first three women, and the first African-American admitted to the Owensboro Rotary Club.

Since 2011, Alma has owned Higher Ground Consulting, LLC a business designed to work with employers on providing in- house EEO Diversity & Sensitivity training for management and non-management staff. This specialized training enables employers to create an environment free of discrimination. Higher Ground Consulting, LLC is a certified Minority Female Owned Business.

Since the inception of the Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation in 1993, the foundation has raised more than $1.2 million dollars (net) and provided clothing and shoes for more than 16,400 disadvantaged children. The Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation is a non-profit organization, and does not receive any local, state or federal government funding; and is not a United Way funded agency. The ARCF has no paid staff.

In 2016, the ARCF expanded the mission to include upgrading the living conditions of disadvantaged families through the foundation’s HUTS Project. Twenty-two disadvantaged families have been blessed with new furniture and household items. ​

Commissioner Alma A. Randolph

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