Ronda Walker is a wife, mother, writer, speaker, organizational trainer, and public servant. She is described by most as pragmatic, inciteful, and someone who speaks the truth. The Montgomery, AL native graduated from Lee High School, then earned an undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Troy University then a Master’s in History from the University of Hawaii. Passionate about public service and policy, Ronda worked for several years in Washington, D.C. on the legislative staff of a U.S. Senator and a Congressman. In 2014, Ronda joined the Montgomery County Commission, and in 2020 she was re-elected unopposed for a third term.
Ronda is a member of the Troy University Office of Continuing Education and Outreach where she serves as a certified organizational trainer. In this capacity, Ronda travels throughout the state of Alabama training groups in critical areas such as communication, leadership, and handling volatile situations.
Ronda’s life changed forever in December 2014 when she was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer. A testament to her mental and physical toughness, Ronda never missed a County Commission meeting throughout her chemotherapy and radiation treatments and continued to make a powerful impact in her community. In complete remission today, she credits her experience with cancer for giving her a bold new vision for how God plans to use her life. Ronda is a dedicated ambassador for the American Cancer Society and all the services, research and advocacy they provide. Her husband Jason has contributed and been a candidate for the Montgomery Real Men Wear Pink campaign which ensures the competitive spirit the couple has for there passion in the fight against cancer!
Named River Region Citizen of the Year 2016, Ronda is a member of numerous boards and community organizations. Ronda was a member of Leadership Montgomery Class XXXIII. Ronda was also selected to participate in the prestigious Leadership Alabama program, Class XXIX. She and her husband Jason, an Auburn graduate and Owner of Pate Landscape Company, attend First Baptist Church and have four children: Margaret, Eli, Grant, and Hugh.
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