Rhonda Mann is executive director of VOICES for Alabama’s Children. She first joined the staff in July 2000 and began learning all aspects of the organization and the issues facing Alabama’s children. Through her work with the Alabama Kids Count project, she developed both an in‐depth and broad understanding of the various aspects of and ways to improve child well‐being.
Throughout her career at VOICES, Rhonda has worked on various policy and awareness campaigns from helping individuals understand the critical nature of the first five years of child development, child passenger safety, teen driver safety, child poverty, child hunger, and childcare, and helping citizens understand tax and budget issues and their impact on child well-being.
Rhonda provided leadership as VOICES helped facilitate grassroots work around the 2020 Census, working with the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and U.S. Census specialists. She provided guidance and expertise for Community Leaders’ Forums, community meetings that allowed counties to network and share ideas for increasing the response rate in the 2020 Census.
After 20 years, she retired in November 2020 but came out of retirement in July 2022 to serve as interim executive director before the VOICES’ Board of Directors named her executive director, her current role.
Rhonda attended the University of South Alabama where she majored in Business Administration. She is married to Joe Mann of Eufaula, Ala., and has two married sons and six granddaughters. She is an active member of Centerpoint Fellowship Church in Prattville.