Ms. Raevan Howard was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to former City Councilor Bobby Howard and Kim Howard. She graduated from Central High School in 2006 and in 2014 received a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Alabama. Currently, she is pursuing a graduate degree in marriage and family counseling. She enjoys volunteering with nonprofit agencies such as the American Red Cross. Ms. Howard serves on the Board of Trustees for Culver Road Church where she is a Sunday school teacher and has been a member since birth. She is the proud mother of three children, Hillary, Malia and Marcus, who are students in Tuscaloosa City Schools. This will be her first term.