councils and committees at the state, local and national level. These positions were appointed by the Montgomery County Executive and approved by the County Council. Mrs. Williams had the pleasure of serving on the Wellness Council, Diversity Council, Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Council, MLK Scholarship Committee, National Association of Civil Rights Workers and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators just to name a few. Currently she holds several volunteer positions with the Mothers of Professional Basketball Players, Inc as the Western Regional Secretary, the National Website Coordinator and the National Director of the 100 H.U.G.S Scholarship Fund. As the Executive Director of the JYD Project a non-profit in Henderson Nevada, she is very active in her local community and remains a true youth advocate and serves on the boards of several youth support organizations. The wife of Johnnie Williams Jr., Retired Engineer (married 44 years), and mother of three very successful sons: Johnnie III, Author and Metaphoric Speaker; Jerome, Retired NBA Player and Business Executive; and Joshua, Basketball Coach, NBA Agent and Clark County Public School Teacher. She was born in South Carolina, the 4th of 12 children. Raised in Washington, D.C. attended a private Boarding School in Richmond, Virginia, than later studied at Montgomery College and the University of Maryland.