Senator Anastasia Pittman serves District 48 for the State of Oklahoma. She is an educator, consultant, public relations specialist, radio broadcaster, registered tutor with the Oklahoma City Public School System, and former mentor for the United States Department of Justice. She won her election to District 99 of the House of Representatives in November 2006 and District 48 of the State Senate in November 2014.
Pittman is the second Seminole citizen to serve in the legislature and currently serves as Chair of the Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus, Senate Democratic Whip, Co-Chair of the Oklahoma Native American Caucus, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Housing Vice-Chair, National Caucus of Native American Legislators Education Chair and Health Vice-Chair, and National Foundation of Women Legislators State Director. Pittman has international honors from Turkey, Malaysia and Israel.
She is a member of Northeast Church of Christ, Leadership Oklahoma – Class XXII, Downtown Rotary Club, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American Council of Young Political Leaders Alumni, Rose State College Foundation Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Advisory Board Member of the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business, Board Member of Red Earth, and is a life member of the NAACP.
Pittman has received numerous honors including 2013 Woman of the Year Nominee, Outstanding Community Service Recognition for Magic Star Foundation from former President Bill Clinton, Asian Legislative Excellence Award, and the Media Advocacy Award from the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. She also received the State, District and National TRIO Awards and the Oklahoma Achiever Under 40 Award