Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Alan B. Williams (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Alan B. Williams
District Address:
1001 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5008

Capitol Address:
1001 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5008
political profile
  • House District:8
  • First Elected:2008
  • Terms Out:2016
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Gadsden,Leon
  • District Information:view district 8 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently
    Democratic Whip, 2012-2014
    Democratic Deputy Whip, 2010-2012, December 8, 2008-November 2, 2010
    Democratic Policy Advisor
  • Born:March 22, 1975, Tallahassee, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:Florida A&M University, B.S., 1998, M.B.A., Business, 2003
  • Occupation:Marketing & Business Consultant
  • Spouse:Opal McKinney-Williams, of Miami, Florida
  • Children:Adrianna, Alan-Louis
  • Affiliations:Boys Choir of Tallahassee, board member
    Capitol City Chamber of Commerce
    Challenger Learning Center, Board of Directors
    Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, board member
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Alumni Association, Chapter President, life member
    Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce
    Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
    Leadership Florida, Council of Advisors
    Leadership Tallahassee, Board of Governors, Chair
    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
    United Way of the Big Bend, Board of Directors
    Opportunity Tallahassee, former member
    Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, former board member
  • Highlights:Brother of the Year, Alpha Xi Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., past Polemarch
    Founded FAMU Campus Venom Shuttle Service
    Leadership Tallahassee Distinguished Leadership Awards Finalist
    2009 Ernestine Butler Social Action Award, Gadsden County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated
    American Cancer Society, 2009 Legislative Award
    Florida Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, Trio Achiever Award, November 2009
    Tallahassee Democrat 30th Anniversary Volunteer of the Year Finalist–Outstanding Volunteer, Service to the Community, Civic Services Category, 2008
    Rattler Pride Award, 2007
    Featured in Ebony magazine's "30 Future Leaders under 30" in 2003
    FAMU Student Government Association, Student Senator, 1993-1998
  • Former Service:Bethel Community Development, Corporation Board of Directors
    City of Tallahassee, Airport Advisory Board
    Community Relations Aide to Mayor John Marks, City of Tallahassee
    Florida Advisory Committee, United States Commission on Civil Rights
    Florida Selective Service Board
    Guardian Ad Litem, Board member
    Second Harvest of the Big Bend, board member
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