About Lesley Vance
Representative Lesley Vance has served on the prestigious Joint Transportation Committee for 16 years, which is made up of only eight house members and eight members of the senate. As a member of this committee, Lesley has been able to bring major transportation infrastructure projects to East Alabama such as the expansion of Highway 431 South into a four-lane highway and the construction of exit ramps from US 80 onto Riverside Drive. Lesley has served on the Commerce Committee and as Chairman of the Banking and Insurance Committee for the past eight years. He has also represented Alabama on the National Energy Committee during his tenure in the Alabama House of Representatives.
Lesley is President of Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City, and Vance Brooks Funeral Home in Columbus, Ga. At a young age he learned about hard work on his family’s farm near Troy, Al. Lesley carried his strong work ethic with him when he moved to Phenix City with his parents where he purchased Briton and Dobbs Funeral Home in 1974.
Lesley is involved in his community, and passionate about helping the people that live there. He is a past President of the Jaycees and Phenix City Girls Club. He’s been a member of the Rotary Club, Civitan Club. Lesley has served on several boards including: The American Red Cross Executive Board, Troy University at Phenix City Advancement Board, and the Chattahoochee Valley Community College Foundation Board. Presently, he is a member of the Golden Quarter Club and the National Funeral Directors Association.
Lesley and his wife Pat have been married for 29 years and have been blessed with three children and five grandchildren. In his spare time, Lesley enjoys going to the movies, listening to country and gospel music, spending time with family and friends, and traveling with his wife Pat.