Profile for Clint Williams
Councilmember Clint Williams is a fifth-generation Oklahoman and has been a resident of Norman since 1999. Holding degrees in Religious Studies (BA) and Voice (BMA) from the University of Oklahoma, he specializes in non-profit management and is currently Executive Director of the Mary Abbott Children’s House, a nationally certified children’s advocacy center located in Norman that serves Cleveland, Garvin, and McClain counties.
Ward Two includes the area east of I-35 between Robinson Street and the southern City limits, east on Robinson Street to 24th Avenue N.W. and south to Dakota and borders Berry Road on the east from Denison Street to Imhoff Road and south of Imhoff Road the eastern boundary is Chautauqua Avenue. Since the recent reapportionment of wards, his ward now includes approximately the south half of the section north of Main Street between I-35 and Berry Road with Dakota, Iowa and Denison being the northern boundary.
Councilmember Williams has a history of bringing people together and fostering dialogue on community issues. Before coming to the Mary Abbott Children’s House, he was founding Executive Director of The Xenia Institute, a local non-profit organization dedicated to dialogue, conflict resolution, and public discourse. Clint currently serves on the United Way of Norman Health & Safety Community Impact Council and the University of Oklahoma Friends of Music Board. He has completed terms of service with the City of Norman Human Rights Commission, the Norman Justice Alliance, the OU Women’s and Gender Studies Board, the Sinfonia Educational Foundation and was also a member of Leadership Norman 2012.
A trained vocalist and trumpet player, Clint has enjoyed music as a lifelong passion. He proudly served as drum major of the Pride of Oklahoma marching band for the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 seasons. Additionally, he has served numerous congregations as a church musician for the last fifteen years and is currently Director of Music at First Christian Church, Oklahoma City.
Councilmember Williams serves on the Council Oversight Committee and the Community Planning and Transportation Committee. Clint also serves as Council’s representative to the Committee to End Chronic Homelessness.