Supervisor Steve Williams was appointed to the Board of Supervisors in February 2015 to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of David Tenney to Governor Ducey’s administration and was then elected in November 2016 by the citizens of District IV to retain his position. District IV is comprised of the communities of Show Low, Linden, Pinedale, Clay Springs, Heber-Overgaard and a portion of Pinetop-Lakeside.
The Williams family moved to Navajo County more than a decade ago looking for a wonderful place to raise a family. What they found here is a region beautiful in its landscape with four distinct seasons, a diversity of cultures, community pride and strong family values. They feel honored to call Navajo County home.
Supervisor Williams received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Naval Reserves after serving active duty. He wrestled for Arizona State University, where he was a Maroon & Gold Scholar Athlete and where he earned his undergraduate degree graduating with honors. Supervisor Williams also received his law degree from the Arizona State University College of Law. He clerked in law school for both the AZ House Rules Committee, as well as for the Honorable Susan Bolton of the U.S. District Court. Supervisor Williams is a former prosecutor with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, has served as an attorney in private practice and currently serves as a Pro Tempore Superior Court Judge.
In 2017 Supervisor Williams was appointed by Governor Ducey to serve on the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission and currently serves as the Chairman of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors after having been elected to that position unanimously by his fellow Board members.
Supervisor Williams is active in various interfaith and intercommunity events, sitting on boards for various organizations. He, along with other pastors and community leaders, helped to organize the annual Show Low Community Fast to raise monies to help local individuals and families in need over the holidays each year. Supervisor Williams has a deep belief that communities prosper when people choose to find common ground with each other and work towards accomplishing common goals.
Supervisor Williams and his wife Ann are the parents of four terrific children.
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