+ − Contact Information
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (334) 261-0469
1134 County Services Dr
Pelham, AL 35124
+ − Biography
Representative Kenneth Paschal was Elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in the July 13, 2021 Special Election.
Born in Tuskegee to Lumas and Betty Paschal Jr., Kenneth and his four siblings grew up in the small town of Eclectic, AL, where he graduated as “Mr. E.C.H.S.” in 1985 from Elmore County High School (E.C.H.S.). He went on to study Criminal Justice at Pierce College where he received the National Collegiate Minority Award, and then studied at the University of Alabama to earn credits toward his Bachelor of Science degree.
Kenneth served 21 years in the United States Army, earning the rank of First Sergeant. During this time, he received eleven awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. He retired in 2006 to Shelby County and has been active in his community ever since. He is the proud father of Abigail, whose name literally means “a father’s joy.”
Charter Member, Post Commander (2019-2020), and First Vice Commander of the American Legion Post 555 of Pelham.
Appointed by the National American Legion Commander to serve on the National Executive Americanism Council for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.
2016 American Legionnaire of the Year, Post 555.
Lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).
Receiver of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Seven Seals Award.
Obtained security clearance from the FBI for InfraGard’s (critical infrastructures protection sharing program) in 2008.
Appointed Alternate by the Alabama Supreme Court to serve on the Alabama Advisory Committee on Child Support Guidelines and Enforcement.
Served in various leadership roles since 2009 with the Alabama Family Rights Association.
Founded Bridging the Gap – Walk in Our Shoes Survey, and Child Abuse Awareness--Bubbles of Love.
Charter Member of the Exchange Club of Shelby County and served on their Board of Directors.
Served on the Board of Directors for Kids First Awareness Community Center.
Influential in the development of the new Alabama Child Custody Bill.
Earned a Certificate of Training from the Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Center of Birmingham, Alabama in 2015.
Government liaison, speaker, educator, and community advisor on the importance of parent-child relationships.
Organizer of Family Day/Week in the City of Pelham in 2016, which evolved into Alabama’s annual event, earning proclamations from two Governors and 80 mayors.
Organizer of Continuing Legal Education training classes for five consecutive years.
Member of the Shelby County Legislation.
Member of the Shelby County Republican Party Executive Committee.
Member of the Shelby County Chamber.
Served on the Chamber’s Governmental Affair Group for the Shelby County Chamber.
Member of the Shelby County Children’s Policy Council and Pelham Impact Team.
Served as PTO board member at Meadow View Elementary and participated in their Junior achievement Program.
Active member of the First Baptist Church of Pelham, serving in the preschool worship care ministry.