Commissioner Littrell joined the board in April 2016, filling a vacant seat. She brings extensive experience in local housing, historic preservation, and planning to the SPHA Board of Commissioners.
As a member of the St. Petersburg City Council from 2001 to 2006, Commissioner Littrell served as the chair of the Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations committee, vice-chair of both the Affordable Housing and Policy and Planning committees, and as a member of the Enterprise Zone board and Community Redevelopment Area board. During her tenure on city council, Commissioner Littrell also represented the city on the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and Florida International Museum board.
In 2012, she was appointed by the Mayor to serve on the St. Petersburg Charter Review Commission and was elected as Chair by her fellow commissioners.
Prior to her service on city council, Commissioner Littrell was appointed to the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission and the Historic Preservation Commission, serving as chair of both commissions. Additionally, she was appointed by the Secretary of State to the Florida Historical Commission and has served on the board of the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.
As a St. Petersburg native, Commissioner Littrell has a deep commitment to the local community. She was part of the steering committee for the 22nd Street Redevelopment Corporation’s Main Street application and the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program. She also has held volunteer positions as the past president of the Junior League of St. Petersburg, as a member of the Board of Directors of both the St. Petersburg Museum of History and Pinellas County Education Foundation, and as a Trustee of the First United Methodist Church.
In addition, she served as the Executive Director of the Florida Consumer Action Network, as the development officer for the Museum of Fine Arts, and as Executive Director of the St. Petersburg Arts Center.
Commissioner Littrell graduated from Lakewood High School and the University of South Florida, from which she received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary social sciences.