David T. McKinney (born in Alexander City) is a speech professor at Jefferson State Community College and a candidate for Birmingham Board of Education District 5 in the 2017 Birmingham municipal election.
McKinney earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism at Troy University, a master's in communication management at UAB, and an Educational Specialist degree in instructional technology at the University of Alabama in 2014. He is currently working toward a Ph.D. in educational leadership.
- Coon, Lexi (July 24, 2017) "Meet your candidates: District 5 board of education" Iron City Ink
- David McKinney campaign website