Special to the
Opelika Observer

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Helen Keller

Tiffany Gibson-Pitts announced Friday that she is seeking election as mayor of Opelika.

Gibson-Pitts is a native of Opelika. She received a bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State University in Criminal Justice with a concentration in juvenile delinquency and both a master’s degree and an educational specialist degree in School Counseling and Counseling Supervision from Auburn University.

Gibson-Pitts is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and also currently serves on the Opelika City Council representing Ward 2. She is a mother of two, Austin and Ashleigh. Gibson-Pitts and her family are members of the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Opelika.

She was not born with a silver spoon in her mouth and she understands the restrictions residents have on them due to financial difficulties, but she also understands how, as a community, people can pull themselves out of despair and build the community into one that everyone is proud of.

She plans on taking Opelika forward by focusing on:

• Affordable Housing

• Small Business Development and

• Creating a more inclusive community.

For more information about Tiffany Gibson-Pitts for Mayor please contact her at tiffanygpitts4mayor@gmail.com