Ineva May Pittman, Board of Directors Member
Mrs. Pittman is well known for her political actions during the Civil Rights era and her commitment to civic engagement today. Her extensive work in the community has earned her respect and admiration in Jackson and throughout the Mississippi communities. She is a member of the National Business and Professional Women's Club, the National Council of Negro Women, Jackson State University National Alumni Association, the State Democratic Executive Committee, and the Garden Club Council. She is also a Gold Life Member of the Lanier High School National Alumni Association (LHSNAA). As a long-time, dedicated member of LHSNAA, she has made numerous donations to support students and school departments.
Mrs. Pittman has many accomplishments and achievements. Her recognitions include: City Usher Ministry Dedicated Service Award-1989; Black Women of Political Action-1989 for circulating petitions to save Smith Robertson Museum, and petitioned the city to name the airport after Medgar Wiley Evers; Jackson Association of Educators-1987; Jackson Public School Distinguished Service Award-1988; National Council of Negro Women Dedicated Service Award-1984; Jackson Section NCNW Finer Womanhood Award-1978; Jackson Branch NAACP John H. Dixon Outstanding Community Service Award, 1977, 1988; Personality of the South Publication; LHSNAA Alumnus of the Year 2016 and many more.
Mrs. Pittman is a devotee of education and students of all ages. Her work demonstrates her involved dedication to the service of her people, city, and state.