District F

About the Council Member

Tiffany ThomasAs Houston City Council Member for District F, Tiffany D. Thomas has helped revitalize neighborhoods, partnered with corporations and nonprofits to solve community issues, and inspired future generations of civic leaders to get involved.  Thomas is a product of the local school system and a lifelong public servant representing Houston’s most diverse part of town.

After serving a term as Alief ISD Trustee, position 7, she was elected to Houston City Council in 2019 as the first Black woman and person under 40 to serve in this role. Thomas proudly serves Alief, Westchase, Tanglewilde, Briar Meadow, Westmont, and the historic Piney Point communities.

As Chair of Housing and Community Affairs for the city, Councilmember Thomas oversees priorities related to Housing, Veteran Affairs, Homelessness, and Solid Waste. She remains focused on improving the lives of Houstonians by making a lasting impact on the quality of life for all its residents.  She is vocal about the importance of safety, education, and preserving affordable housing options for all working families, those experiencing homelessness, and quality of life investments – such as The Aleif Neighborhood Center.

Prior to her roles in office, Thomas led the nonprofit management industry for over 15 years. She currently serves as Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Community Development at Prairie View A&M and teaches introduction to community development, community research, community politics and cultural heritage and preservation.

Thomas is a graduate of Leadership Houston XXXI, Women’s Campaign School at Yale, American Leadership Forum XLIV (44) and the renowned Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She is a current member of the Scott-Hawkins Leadership Institute Cohort IX (9) sponsored by The Links, Incorporated and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.