Profile for Chad Williams
Councilmember Chad Williams is a third generation resident of Norman and a 14 year resident of Ward Eight. He has been married to the love of his life Mandi for four years and is the father of twins.
Councilmember Williams began his official service with the City of Norman as Councilmember for Ward Eight on July 3, 2012. Ward Eight includes the northwest portion of the City with boundaries of the City limits on the north side, south of Rock Creek Road between 36th Avenue West and 12th Avenue East with Robinson Street being the southern boundary. It also includes a small area south of Robinson Street between Westwood Park and Flood Avenue.
Councilmember Williams chairs the Council Business and Community Affairs Committee and serves on the Oversight Committee. Counclmember Willams serves as Mayor Pro Tem and is Council's representative to the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments and Oklahoma Municipal League.
Chad graduated from Community Christian School (CCS) and was an entrepreneur and small business owner before entering the ministry full time. He currently serves as the Associate Pastor of Harvest Church in Norman. He has been a member of Harvest Church for 17 years. Williams serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Eden Clinic in Norman. He also volunteers his time as a coach for Norman Public Schools and various city teams.
Chad's principal concerns are that our local government is fiscally prudent and open and transparent on behalf of its citizens. As a husband and soon to be father, he wants to make sure Norman's neighborhoods are safe, that the funding of public safety and our first responders a Council's first priority. Finally, he wants to live in a community that values small business. The City of Norman will thrive if a strong business environment is created. Council must work hand and hand with business to grow the tax base that funds vital services.