Jewell Cobb Pitts is a native of Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana. She has been employed with the Alabama Department of Mental Health for 38 years and currently serves as the Coordinator of Children & Adolescent ID/DD Services. In this position she serves as the liaison between the five Regional DMH/ID offices and other state agencies / organizations providing children’s services (ALSDE, DHR, ADRS, etc.).