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Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III
Current & Previous ExperienceCouncilman Jimmie Williams, III
Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III was re-elected in November 2013 to a four-year term in Council Seat #4, which includes the Southwest area. He was first elected as a Homestead council member in that seat in 2009.  

Current Appointments to Boards & Committees
Councilman Williams' city committees and departments include:
  • Business Incubator, 2009-Present
  • Finance & Budget, 2009-Present 
  • Procurement & General Services, 2011-Present
  • Solid Waste Department,
  • Southwest Advisory Committee, 2009-Present
  • New Elected Officials Pension Board, 2013-Present
  • Finance & Taxation Committee of Florida League of Cities, 2010-2012
  • Federal Action Strike Team Committee ( FAST) of Florida League of Cities, 2010-2012
  • Chairman for the City of Homestead Finance/Enterprise Funds, 2009-Present
  • Chairman for the City of Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency, 2009-2011
  • Chairman for the City of Homestead Economic Development, 2009-2011
  • Board Member for the Little Angels Foundation, 2008-Present
  • Trustee of Turner Theological Seminary in Atlanta, GA which oversees a budget of $1.4M, 2006-Present
  • Elected Second Vice-President Turner Theological Seminary Alumni Association, 2007-2009
  • Member of the Connectional Council of the A.M.E. Church, 1999-Present
  • Member Conference Board of Trustees for the South Florida Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2007-Present
  • Appointed Trustee to the Turner Theological Seminary Academic & Student Affairs Committee 2007-Present-Atlanta, GA
  • Appointed Trustee to the Turner Theological Seminary Endowment & Investment Committee, 2007-Present, Atlanta, GA
  • Appointed to the City of Homestead Special Events Grant Board 2007-2008
  • Area Vice-President for P.U.L.S.E. (People Unity to Lead a Struggle for Equality), Goulds, Homestead, Princeton & Florida City, 2007-2009
  • Board of Directors for Saint James Federal Credit Union, 2011-Present
  • Board of Directors for Saint James Community Development Corporation, serves as president, 2012-Present
  • Board of Directors for Saint James Social and Economic Development Center, 2011-Present

Awards & Accomplishments
  • Listed in Cambridge Who's Who, 2007, 2008
  • Listed in Biltmore's Who's Who Among Executives & Professionals, 2009
  • Listed in Chancellor's List, 2004,2005
  • $30,000 Planning Grant recipient from the Jessie Ball DuPont Foundation for the Port St. Joe Community
  • $450,000 Grant recipient for establishing the Home Ownership Center for Training & Housing Funding
  • Self-Published writings include: "Managing Your Finances," New Members, New Believers" manual for the A.M.E. Church & "Managing Your Money God's Way."

Education
  • Associate of Arts degree in Accounting, Keiser University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance & Organizational Management, Warner Southern College, 2002
  • Master of Divinity in New Testament, Philosophy & Theology, Turner Theological Seminary at Interdenominational Theological Center, 2005
  • Candidate for Ph.D. Program Union Institute & University in Ethical & Creative Leadership, Summer 2014
   
Biographical Information
  • Organized the Imani Group, Inc. with over 45 partners for the South West Dade Area
  • Lifetime member of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
  • Founder of Daniel A. Payne Leadership Academy Charter School (All Male School), Homestead, FL
  • Chairman & C.E.O of Zion Community of Homestead Ministry 501c3, 2006-Present
  • Executive Pastor of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Atlanta, GA, 2002-2004
  • Has served at the New Bethel A.M.E. Church, Port St. Joe, FL, 2004-2006
  • Has served at the Greater New Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Homestead, FL, 2006-2011
  • Has served at the St. James A.M.E Church, Miami, FL 2011-

Councilman Jimmie Williams serves as Senior Pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Rev. Honorable Jimmie L. Williams, III
City Councilman of Homestead SW District 4
District office Phichol Williams
941 SW 4th Street
Homestead, Florida 33030


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Contact Us
Jimmie Williams
Councilman
jwilliams@cityofhomestead.com

City of Homestead
650 NE 22 Terrace 
Homestead, FL 33033

Ph: (305) 224-4447
Fx: (305) 242-2523