District 3

District 3 Council Member

Thomas E. Worthy is currently serving his second term on the Gadsden City Council. He is Chairman of the Community Development Committee, Co-Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, and has earned the designations of Certified Municipal Official and Advanced Certified Municipal Official. Thomas retired from the City of Gadsden Police Department after serving for over 25 years. He is also retired from the Alabama National Guard after serving for 22 years.


  • Emma Sansom High School
  • Gadsden State Community College, Earned Associate in Science Degree
  • Ashford University, Earned Bachelor of Art in Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Professional, Community & Civic Organization Affiliations

  • Fraternal Order of Police - Member & Past President
  • Etowah County Voters’ League,  Member Chairman
  • Etowah County Democratic Executive Committee, Chairman
  • Etowah County Democratic Women’s Club, Member
  • National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, Member
  • Alabama Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, Member
  • Gadsden Empowerment Initiative, Chief Executive Officer

Past Affiliations

  • Police Labor Union Council, former president
 Thomas is currently a member of the Abundant Life Church in Gadsden. He is married to Charlotte and has two sons, Thomas Jr. (TJ) and Blake.
Councilman Worthy