|Member-elect of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Alabama's 5th district
January 3, 2023
|Chairman of the Madison County Commission|
|Assumed office |
November 14, 2012
|Born||May 8, 1970|
Monrovia, Alabama, U.S.
|Education||Athens State University (BS)|
Dale Whitney Strong (born May 8, 1970) is an American politician who is the Representative-elect for Alabama's 5th congressional district, having won the 2022 election as the Republican nominee. He is the incumbent chair of the Madison County Commission, serving since 2012.
Born in Monrovia, Alabama, Strong graduated from Sparkman High School in 1988. He earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Athens State University and an emergency medical technician license from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Prior to entering politics, Strong worked in public relations for First Alabama Bank and as a sales representative for Solvay S.A. He also served as a 911 dispatcher for HEMSI and Huntsville Med-Flight. He was first elected to the county commission for Madison County in 1996; Strong was the youngest elected Republican official in Alabama at the time. He became the commission's chairman in 2012, focusing on improving financial development in the area. Strong was also the first Republican to be elected to the chairmanship of the Madison County Commission.
Strong is married to his wife Laura Toney, whom he met at the Huntsville Hospital while she was employed there as a nurse. The couple have two children.