|Address||8406 East 35th Street |
Denver, Colorado , United States
|| February 14, 1964
Jan 16, 2020 10:34pm
|Info||ANGELA WILLIAMS is the current Colorado State Senator representing Senate District 33. She is proud to serve such a dynamic and diverse community. Regarded as a leader who gets things done, Williams puts Coloradans first, working collaboratively on both sides of the aisle in a persistent effort to prioritize consensus on complex issues. |
Williams is known as the Democrat Business Champion of the Colorado General Assembly. Williams’s primary focus is to open up the lines of communication between government and the private sector. During the interim, Williams travels throughout Colorado to have a dialogue with business organizations about how to improve the business climate in Colorado.
As one of the few women of color serving in the Colorado legislature, promoting legislation that advances equality for all is important to Williams.
Williams serves on the Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee as well as the Joint Technology Committee. She was recently elected Chairwoman of the Colorado Black Democratic Legislative Caucus.
Prior to beginning her first term as State Senator in 2017, she represented House District 7 in the Colorado House of Representatives for six years. She served as the Majority Caucus Chair, the first African American woman to hold the position in Colorado’s history. She served as Chair of the Business, Labor, Economic & Workforce Development Committee; and a member of the Legislative Council Committee. Williams also served as Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee as a freshman and later as its Chair.
Williams graduated from Northeastern State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and holds a certificate of completion from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Williams has also completed the Colorado Foundation for Water Education professional development program. Before pursuing a life in public service, Williams was the principal owner of the Angela Williams Allstate Insurance Agency for 12 years.
Williams is affiliated with several national organizations. She serves on the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Executive Nominating Committee and serves on the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) Business and Economic Development Committee. Other affiliations include Higher Heights for America, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (NOBEL) Women, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.