|Representative Dwight M. Bullard, District 118, Miami; Representative Mia L. Jones, District 14, Jacksonville; and Representative Alan B. Williams, District 8, Tallahassee.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Three Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumni have been elected to the Florida House of Representatives — Representative Dwight M. Bullard, District 118, Miami; Representative Mia L. Jones, District 14, Jacksonville; and Representative Alan B. Williams, District 8, Tallahassee.
Bullard, a teacher in Miami, received his bachelor’s degree in history in 1999.
His father, Edward B. “Ed” Bullard, was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2000-2008 and his mother, Larcenia J. Bullard, was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1992-2000 and has been a member of the Florida Senate since 2002.
Bullard is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Richmond-Perrine Alumni; Redlands Democrats; Richmond Heights Homeowners Association; Ron Brown Democratic Caucus; and the South Dade Democrats. He is also a life member of the NAACP.
The former director for Minority Business Affairs for the Duval County Public Schools, Representative Jones received her bachelor’s degree in 1991 and a MBA in 1992.
Jones’ affiliations include Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Leadership Florida, and Leadership Jacksonville. She is a board member for the Essential Capital Board of Directors and the Healthy Start Coalition Advisory Board. She is a life member of the FAMU National Alumni Association.
In 2003 and 2007, Jones was elected to the Jacksonville City Council.
Williams, a marketing and business consultant, received his bachelor’s degree in 1998 and his MBA in 2003.
His public service includes the City of Tallahassee Airport Advisory Board; a community relations aide to Mayor John Marks; the Florida Selective Service Board; and the Florida Advisory Committee for the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Some of Williams’ affiliations are as follows: chair of the Board of Governors for Leadership Tallahassee; current member for the Council of Advisors for Leadership Florida; life member and chapter president for the FAMU Alumni Association; a member for the board of directors for the Challenger Learning Center and the United Way of the Big Bend; a board member for the Florida Advisory Committee, United States Commission on Civil Rights; and a board member for Tallahassee Boys Choir.
Williams’ accomplishments include Brother of the Year and past Polemarch for alumni for the Alpha Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; founded FAMU Campus Venom Shuttle Service; Leadership Tallahassee Distinguished Leadership Awards Finalist; recipient of the Rattler Pride Award in 2007; and from 1993 through 1998, a student senator for the FAMU Student Government Association. In 2003, he was featured in Ebony Magazine’s “30 Future Leaders under 30.”
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