Alan B. Williams

District: 8 -- Democrat

Gadsden and part of Leon

Committee Membership for 2014 - 2016 Term

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 Services

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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