Mayor Gary W. Waters

Mayor Waters was elected to office in August 2012. He is currently serving his first term. Contact the Mayor at


  • Married to Lynn Edington-Waters
  • Three children; three grandchildren
  • Resident of Pelham since 1977


  • Graduate Baldwin County High School, 1973
  • Graduate UAB Paramedic Program, 1979

Professional/Community Involvement:

  • Pelham Fire Department; 31 years of service, 24 years as Fire Chief, retired June 2008
  • United States Army: 24 years of Active Duty & National Guard service, Commissioned Officer, Infantry, retired September 1998
  • Living Organ Donor

Areas of Interest:

  • Provide servant leadership
  • Follow the Civil Service Law
  • Promote a team mindset
  • Create a friendly business climate