LaTanya D. Rhines, a member of AFT’s board since 2020, is the board’s secretary. She is an elder law attorney who has served as the legal provider for the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging, where she provides legal assistance to individuals aged 60 and over living in a five-county region. Much of her work centers around estate planning, institutional Medicaid, benefits counseling and long-term care issues.
Rhines received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English (honors) and criminal justice from The University of Alabama in 1993. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from The University of Alabama School of Law in 1996.