The President Pro Tempore (Pro Tem) leads the Senate and is filled through election by the full Senate membership. Senator Greg Reed (R-Jasper) is in his first term as Pro Tem of the Alabama State Senate.
Majority Leader is the other elected position, voted on by the majority (Republicans). In 2020, Senator Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) was elected by his peers to serve in this role, which is tasked with assisting the Pro Tem in leadership and serving the members.
Senate Rules Chairman Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) brings vast experience to the Senate leadership team. He previously served as the Majority Leader and Chairman of the Confirmations Committee.
Senate Finance & Taxation General Fund Chairman Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) is in his second term in the Senate, and has served four years in the House of Representatives. The General Fund is the budget for all non-education state spending.
Senate Finance & Taxation Education Chairman Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), who is in his fourth term, spearheads the budgeting process for Alabama’s K-12 schools, community colleges, and universities.