Betty Williams, Ward 3

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Term Currently Serving
January 2017 – November 2017

Map of Ward 3

Education

East Texas State University – Commerce, TX - Masters of Education (1978)
East Texas State University – Commerce, TX - Bachelors of Art (1966)
Professional Workshop Certification – “Founding Documents of the U.S. Constitution”
Hatton W. Sumner Institute – sponsor St. Mary’s University – Galveston, TX (1993)


Professional

Athens Independent School District (1966 – 1967)
Virginia Beach, VA School District (1968 – 1969)
Dallas Independent School District (1969 – 1978)
Garland Independent School District (1978 – 1980)
Texarkana Independent School District (1980 – 2000)

Civic Involvement

Past Chairperson, Board Member & Tutor – Bowie & Miller County Literacy Council (1989 – present)
Election Judge – Bowie County, Texas Elections (2000-2016)
Building & Standards Commission Member, City of Texarkana, TX (2014-2016)
District 1 Grievance Committee Member, State Bar of Texas (2010 – 2014)
Texas Legislative Committee Member for Delta Kappa Gamma (2003 – 2005)
District 8 Director, Local Treasurer & Member – Texas Classroom Teachers’ Association (TCTA)

Achievements

Texas Public School Teacher – 32 of 33 years of teaching
Retired Teacher of the Year – State of Texas, TCTA (2003)
Who’s Who of American Women (2006-2007)

Personal Information

Betty and her husband Douglas moved to Texarkana in 1980. They have reared two children who graduated from Texas High School. They are the proud grandparents of three grandchildren. She welcomes the opportunity to futher her public service efforts in the capacity of Ward 3 Council Member. This position will fulfill her philosophy of “being the change I want to see”. 


Betty Williams Ward 3 (Website Photo)