Arlanda Williams
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Arlanda Williams
Region 2 Member

Ms. Williams is serving her third full term as the elected representative of District 2 on the Terrebonne Parish Council and has been re-elected to serve her 3rd term on the Terrebonne Parish Council; Ms. Williams was the first female elected to serve as chair of the Terrebonne Parish Council and has served three times as chairwoman of the Terrebonne Parish Council.

She is active in numerous local, state, and federal organizations. She is currently President of the National Association of Democratic Officials, in her third term on the Louisiana Democratic State Central Committee as 2nd Vice President; Ms. Williams is also an executive member of the Democratic National Committee and will serve as a super delegate for the 2016 Presidential election. Ms. Williams was recently appointed to represent local government officials on the FEMA Mitigation Leadership Group. And more recently has joined Governor John Bel Edwards’ transition team for the Department of Economic Development; she serves as Parliamentarian for Junior Auxiliary of Houma, Vice President of South Central Planning and regional development commission, and secretary of the Terrebonne General Foundation Board, Treasurer of the National Organization of Black County Officials and executive board member of the Louisiana Police Jury Association. She is also a member of J.J. Clement Order of the Eastern Stars. Ms. Williams is an active member of Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, where she serves as chairperson of the Women’s Day Committee.

She is a Graduate of Southern University at New Orleans, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a 2014 graduate of Southern University Baton Rouge with an Executive Masters of Public Administration. Ms. Williams was named one of the 2011 MacDonnell Children Services Volunteer Activist Award recipients, and the recipient of the 2008 Athena Award by the Houma Women’s Business Alliance. She more recently received one of the National Association of University Women’s Phenomenal Women Awards. Ms. Williams is also a 1989 graduate of Terrebonne High School and Leadership Terrebonne 2007. She is the proud of mother of Joshua and Jeré Williams.



   

 

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