ADECA Director Steps Down
Head of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Jim Byard is leaving as Governor Kay Ivey names her own cabinet members. Spokeswoman Eileen Jones says the governor has identified a new director and will soon make the announcement. Byard served as the ADECA Director for the last six years and says it was an honor and wishes Ivey all the best. During his time as ADECA Director Byard created jobs and improved infrastructure across the state.