About Us












P.O. Box 1566, Montgomery, AL 36102
Board Members May 25, 2017 until May 31, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Southern Disability Foundation is composed of concerned citizens, individuals with disabilities, family members, and corporate, agency, and foundation representatives.


The Foundation Board is responsible for establishing policies, developing funding for the loan program, investing and managing the foundation’s assets, accepting, reviewing, and approving ability loan applications as to the suitability of the assistive technology to be purchased or services to be rendered.

Board Members

Theodore E. Bridges, President and Chairman
Chief Financial Officer, Prehab Inc.
8355 Crossland Loop
Montgomery, AL 36117
Office: 334.270.1630
Fax: 334.270.1998
Cell: 334.320.5808

Term Class A: Term Ends May 31, 2018

Paula Blevins-Russell, Director
245 Ammersee Lakes Drive
Montevallo, AL 35115
Home: 205-476-8476 (preferred number)
Cell: 205-835-1623

Term Class B: Term Ends May 31, 2019

Bryan Dodson, Director
Chief Executive Officer
Huntsville Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc.
2939 Johnson Road SW
Huntsville, Alabama 35805-2149
Office: 256-880-0671 ext 102
Fax: 256-880-2149
Cell: 256-679-2648

Term Class B: Term Ends May 31, 2019

Mr. Frankie Mitchum, Secretary
Headmaster, Director
Glennwood Academy
203 West Sears Street
Valley, AL 36854-4741
Home: 334-756-3661
Work: 334-297-3614
Cell: 334-221-3757

Term Class C: Term Ends May 31, 2020

Scott Renner, Treasurer
Coordinator of Assistive Technology and Innovation
Center for Disability Research and Service
487 East Veterans Blvd
Auburn, AL 36832
Cell: 334-220-8442

Term Class B: Term Ends May 31, 2019

Mike Almaroad, Director
P.O. Box 1159
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Cell: (256) 453-2730
Retired from Opportunity Center - Easter Seals

Term Class C: Term Ends May 31, 2020

Robert F. Davie, Sr., Director
Owner Davie School Supply
542 Hillyer High Road
Anniston, AL 36207
Phone: 256-239-4535

Term Class A: Term Ends May 31, 2018

Daniel G. Kessler, Director
Executive Director, Disability Rights & Resources
1418 6th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Office: 205-251-2223

Term Class A: Term Ends May 31, 2018

Sandra J. Resa, Director
Educational Consultant, Truman Pierce Institute, Auburn University
1101 Grayton Court
Auburn, AL 36830
Office: 334-524-2918

Term Class C: Term Ends May 31, 2020

Archie F. Short, Director Emeritus
21 Short Circle
P.O. Box 27
Somerville, AL 35670

Joseph P. Helm, Jr., Chief Operating Officer
Joseph P. Helm, Jr., Consulting, Inc.
721 Dawn Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
Cell: 334-759-0918

Mr. Patrick C. (Rick) Davidson, Attorney
SDF Legal Counsel
Davidson, Davidson, & Umbach, LLC
165 East Magnolia Avenue, Suite 203
Auburn, Alabama 36830
Office: (334) 501-2985

George A. Cooper, CPA
Cooper, Hill, & LeCroix, CPAS
P.O. Box 849
Decatur, AL 35602-0849
Office: (256) 355-1204