About the Council Member
As Houston City Councilmember 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 2020 as the first Black woman and person under 40 (at the time of her election) to serve in this role. Thomas proudly serves Alief, Westchase, Tanglewilde, Briar Meadow, Westmont, and the historic Piney Point communities.
As Chair of the Housing and Community Affairs Committee, Councilmember Thomas oversees priorities related to Housing, Veteran Affairs, and Homelessness. 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 public safety, education, preserving affordable housing options for all families, and quality of life investments – such as The Alief Neighborhood Center.
Prior to her roles in office, Thomas was a leader in the nonprofit administration/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 & 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 member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the National Chair of Social Action for The Links, and a National League of Cities Community and Economic Development Federal Advocacy Committee member.