Ward 2: Deborah Delgado

Councilwoman Deborah Denard Delgado

Deborah Denard Delgado is entering her fifth term on the City Council representing Ward Two.  The area comprises the eastern and northeastern parts of the City and borders the Leaf River and Bouie River; it is the site of the Urban Renewal Overlay District known as “Twin Forks Rising,” which was initiated by Councilwoman Delgado.

Councilwoman Delgado is founder and chairperson of the Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival, now in its 12th year.  She is a member of the Advisory Council of the National League of Cities (NLC), president of the MS Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Foundation, and vice president for trust for the World Conference of Mayors. She has been a board member of the Mississippi Municipal League (MML), and past president of the MS Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials and of NBC-LEO.

Councilwoman Delgado holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and a master of arts degree in history from Jackson State University and a juris doctorate from Texas Southern University. She is a member of Tabernacle of Prayer Church of God In Christ,  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and  numerous other social and civic organizations. She is married to John Delgado and is the mother of two sons, Britton (Tangelina) and Zachary (Tenikka) and the grandmother of Dean Britton Loftin and Elle Britton Loftin.