Mr. Williams serves as Chairman of the Coastal Marshlands and Shore Protection Committees and serves on the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation, the Land Conservation Council, the Jekyll Island Authority, the Sapelo Island Authority, the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, the Governor’s Water Supply Program Task Force and the Georgia Aviation Authority boards. Commissioner Williams also serves on the boards of Hospice of South Georgia, the Savannah River Council, Wayne County Partners in Education and the Altamaha Area Boys and Girls Clubs. He is a director of Prime South Bank, past president of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and recipient of its 2011 Distinguished Service Award, past president of the Rotary Club, and served as chairman of the Wayne County Hospital Authority for four years. Mr. Williams represented the 178th district in the State House of Representatives for two terms from 2006-2010 and is a former high school teacher, football coach and is the owner of Harris Real Estate in Jesup. He is a veteran of the Army National Guard and earned the position of 1st Lieutenant when he was only 22 years old. Born in Valdosta, Commissioner Williams received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Georgia College and State University. He is a member of Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Altamaha Wildlife Association and the Satilla Riverkeepers. Mr. Williams, his wife Pam and daughters Mary Katelyn and Miranda reside in Jesup in Wayne County and attend Unity Church of God.