Gibson announces candidacy for Circuit Clerk

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2006

Jeannie Gibson has announced her candidacy for the office of Circuit Clerk of Crenshaw County. Gibson, who will be running on the Democratic ticket, is a lifelong resident of Crenshaw County.

She graduated from Dozier High School in 1974 and then graduated from Livingston University, which is now known as the University of West Alabama, in 1978. Gibson earned her Bachelor of Science degree in history and political science.

She began working in the Circuit Clerk's office Oct. 31, 1979, and has served under Circuit Clerk Ann Tate for 23 years. Her first three years in the office were served under Circuit Clerk Josephine Golden. Gibson has served as chief deputy clerk for 22 years.

&#8220My 26 years of experience in the Circuit Clerk's office will assure the continuation of the integrity, efficiency and the accountability of record keeping and service to the public,” Gibson said. &#8220The court system is on the brink of major changes in technology. My knowledge of the system will allow those changes to flow smoothly so that the public will be efficiently and effectively served.”

Gibson is the daughter of the late James Gibson and the late Mary Sport Gibson. She has one brother, Jim Gibson, one sister-in-law, Karen, and three nephews, all of Livingston, Ala.

Gibson is an active member of Liberty Congregational Christian Church.