Michael S. Williams
He received his Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Technology (BSMET) for Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana in May 1984. After receiving his BS degree he continues his education in General Studies, 1984-1986, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Department of Broadcast and Journalism and Department of Computer Science. General Studies, 1988-1989, Rose State College, Midwest City, Oklahoma, Department of Business Management. General Studies, 1988-1990, Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma, Department of Computer Science General Studies, 1996-2001, New Mexico State University, He served as a Program Manager for six years, responsible for policy, guidance, direction, and oversight of all plans and requirement programs affecting Directorate of Public Works Support. In addition to this responsibility, he had oversight of Installation Status Report (Services), Annual Work Plan, Performance Management Review, Performance Improvement Review, Integrated Facility System, and all Garrison concerns, accessibility issues, that affect the Army workplace and public use of Army facilities.
He served as a Senior Program & Management Analyst for three years, responsible for policy, guidance, direction, and oversight of all plans and programs affecting Directorate of Installation Support. In addition to this responsibility, he had oversight of Installation Status Report (Services), Garrison concerns, accessibility issues, Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) that affect the Army workplace and public use of Army facilities.
He served as a Cost Estimator/Manufacturing Engineer for the Department of Air Force at Tinker A.F.B., Tinker, OK; for six and half years. He was responsible for providing manufacturing and production cost analysis support to the Competition Advocate Price Appraisal function. He accomplished projects by assisting in the analysis, evaluation, and the developing of realistic cost estimates on moderately complex items of conventional design. He was the Manufacturing Engineer on the studies include jet engines, related accessories, and components of major weapons systems like the B2, B-52, B-1, KC-135, and E-3; a variety of fighter aircraft including the F-4, F-14, F-15, F-18 and their designated missiles. Over six and half years he performed cost estimates saving the Government $5,000,000.
He was one of the founder fathers for the National Honorary Society of Tau Alpha Pi for the Engineering Technology at Southern University. He was a co-founder of White Sands Blacks In Government chapter. He was nominated for the 2000 NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Meritorious Service Award for White Sands Missile Range. He is an active member of the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
He served as an EEO counselor for the White Sands Missile Range for four years. He served as a voting member for the Black Employee Program (BEP) representative for the Directorate. He is a license High School Athletic coach in New Mexico.
He pledged at El Paso-Las Cruces Alumni Chapter in 1998 with the recommendation of Brothers Claude P. Malone and Earl R. Greene.
A native of Tallulah, Louisiana, he resides with his wife of twenty-one years, Edwanda, and his two daughters (Kiara-19 and Kaitlyn-13) in Las Cruces, New Mexico.