Office of the Mayor
222 Broad Street
PO Box 450
Selma, AL 36702
am to 4:30 pm
About Mayor Evans
Mayor George Patrick Evans will begin serving
his second term as Mayor of Selma, Alabama in November 2012. He was
first elected in August
2008 after serving two terms as President of the Selma City Council and
re-elected in August 2012.
Mayor Evans was the first black City Council President and is the second
black Mayor in Selma’s 190-year history.
Mayor Evans is a
lifelong resident and native of Selma. Before entering electoral
politics, he spent his entire professional career as an educator. From
1994-2001, he served as Superintendent of the Dallas County, Alabama
Schools system. From 2002-2006, he served as Chief Academic Officer for
the Alabama State Department of Education.
Mayor Evans is active
in many civic and charitable organizations. Among his many duties, he
serves on the Executive Committee of the Alabama League of
Municipalities and as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Alabama
Department of Archives and History. He formerly served on the Board of
Directors of Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo).
He is also a
passionate basketball fan who has been involved in promoting and growing
the sport in Alabama at nearly every level. For his contributions to the
game in Alabama he was inducted into the Alabama High School Sports Hall
Mayor Evans is a graduate of St. Mary's College,
Livingston State University and Troy State University. He is married to
Jeannie, a nurse/educator. They have three sons, Patrick, Duane and
Byron and three grandchildren, Patrick Jr., Kelly and Tremaine.