Friday, May 22, 2015

Representative  Alan B. Williams

District 8

Capitol Office
1001 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5008

Map/Driving Directions

Legislative Assistant:
Chicarla Williams Pye

District Secretary:
Rachael Favors

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Committee Membership

Current Committee Assignments

Economic Affairs Committee  Democratic Ranking Member
Appropriations Committee
Education Committee
Energy & Utilities Subcommittee
Joint Legislative Budget Commission

Prior Committee Assignments for 2014 - 2016 Term

Choice & Innovation Subcommittee

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Tallahassee

Occupation:  Marketing & Business Consultant

Spouse:  Opal McKinney-Williams of Miami, Florida

Child(ren):  Adrianna, Alan-Louis

Education:  Florida A&M University, B.S., 1998, M.B.A., Business, 2003

Born:  March 22, 1975, Tallahassee, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  baseball, basketball, football, golf

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently

Florida Legislative Black Caucus, Chairman

Democratic Whip, 2012-2014

Democratic Deputy Whip, 2010-2012, December 8, 2008-November 2, 2010

Democratic Policy Advisor

Other Public Service

Bethel Community Development, Corporation Board of Directors

City of Tallahassee, Airport Advisory Board

Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, Speaker of the House Appointee

Florida Advisory Committee, United States Commission on Civil Rights

Florida Selective Service Board

Gadsden County Arts Council Board

Guardian Ad Litem, board member

Second Harvest of the Big Bend, board member


Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce

Boys Choir of Tallahassee Board, Seven Days of Opening Nights Community, Advisory Board

Challenger Learning Center, Board of Directors

Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Alumni Association, past chapter President, life member

League of Women Voters of Florida

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Tallahassee Alumni of Kappa Alpha Psi

United States Commission on Civil Rights, Florida Advisory Committee, board member

Village Square Board of Advisors

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, former board member

Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, former board member

United Way of the Big Bend, Board of Directors 2008-2012

Leadership Florida, Council of Advisors, 2007-2008

Leadership Tallahassee, Board of Governors, Chair 2008


Founded FAMU Campus Venom Shuttle Service

Leadership Tallahassee Distinguished Leadership Awards Finalist

Brother of the Year, Alpha Xi Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., past Polemarch

Apalachee Center, Community Hero Award, 2013

Bethel Empowerment Foundation, Inc., Community Leadership Award, 2013

Small County Coalition, "The Legislative Award", 2013

Florida Dental Association Legislative Service Award, 2012

Northwest Florida Legislator of the Year, 2011

American Cancer Society, 2009 Legislative Award

Florida Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, Trio Achiever Award, November 2009

Gadsden County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated, Ernestine Butler Social Action Award, 2009

Tallahassee Democrat 30th Anniversary Volunteer of the Year Finalist–Outstanding Volunteer, Service to the Community, Civic Services Category, 2008

Rattler Pride Award, 2007

Florida A&M University, President Award, 2004

Featured in Ebony magazine's "30 Future Leaders under 30" in 2003

FAMU Student Government Association, Student Senator, 1993-1998

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