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 Public Safety Committee, and is Co-Chairman of the Education and Recreation Committee. 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
Councilman Worthy

Professional, Community & Civic Organization Affiliations

  • Fraternal Order of Police, current member & former president
  • Police Labor Union Council, former president
  • Etowah County Voters’ League, Vice-Chairman
  • Etowah County Democratic Executive Committee, member
  • Etowah County Democratic Women’s Club, member
  • National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, member
  • Alabama Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, member
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.