Mrs. Ineva May-Pittman is a native of Jayess, Mississippi. She attended elementary schools in Jayess and Jackson and graduated from Lanier High School. She also attended CM&I High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 1956 from Jackson State College and a Master of Science degree in Education and Supervision from Jackson State University in 1973, She engaged in additional study at the University of Alabama, Southern University, Belhaven College, Mississippi Baptist Seminary, and numerous Christian Education courses on the local, district, state, and national levels.
Mrs. May-Pittman is a member of numerous civic, religious, civil rights, and professional organizations. She is being recognized for her efforts to improve the quality of life for all residents of the Jackson, Mississippi community.
Mrs. May-Pittman is married to Mr. Joe Pittman and is the mother of one son Albert Pittman, and she has one grandchild.