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 second term as Pro Tem of the Alabama State Senate.
Majority Leader is the other elected position, voted on by the majority (Republicans). In October 2023, Senator Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) 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 third 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 fifth term, spearheads the budgeting process for Alabama’s K-12 schools, community colleges, and universities.