About Howard

A Marine, Businessman, and Public Servant

Howard has spent most of his career serving  our North Alabama communities in the State House for decades. Before his time in elected office, Rep. Sanderford worked as president of the Computer Leasing Company and served our nation as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is retired from his career at IBM. 

Community Engagement

Howard has served as a member of the Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards, Alabama Commission on Aerospace Sciences, and Alabama Management Improvement Program. He has also served as president of the Huntsville Rotary Club and vice president of the Metropolitan Young Men's Christian Association Board. He serves as Deacon and Finance Chair, and  attends First Baptist Church with his wife, Dot. 

Effective Representation

Howard provides Alabama House District 20 with experience and effective representation in Montgomery, serving on committees with jurisdiction over Madison County legislation, state agencies, internal affairs, campaigns and elections, and technology and research.