Cheryl Williams, Commissioner - Precinct 2


Public Service

Collin County Commissioner, Precinct 2 (2011-Present)

  • Elected in 2010, re-elected in 2014
  • Commissioners Court representative to the Regional Transportation Committee, Coalition for Behavioral Healthcare in Collin County, Collin County Criminal Justice Committee.
  • Previously served on the NETEX Board and the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority.

Plano City Council, Mayor Pro Tem (1995-1999)

  • Elected three terms, at-large, as the first district representative to east Plano
  • City Council representative to the Plano Economic Development Board and the East Plano Development Task Force
  • Mayoral appointments included Liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Heritage Commission

Volunteer History

  • Plano Community Relations Commission: Made recommendations to Council regarding the Community Development Block Grant and the Community Service Grants
  • Plano East Senior High, School-Based Improvement Committee: Made recommendations to the principal on programs and initiatives intended to improve learning and create a positive environment in the school community
  • Southwood Estates Homeowners Association, Vice-President: Elected by neighbors to facilitate communication with the City of Plano and implement strategies to improve neighborhood safety, appearance, quality of life and property values
  • Mendenhall Elementary PTA, Board Member
  • Children’s Workshop Parents’ Association, Board Member

Business Background

Owner, Williams Consulting Group

  • Management and Accounting Consulting - specializing in travel agencies
  • Land Use Consulting – specializing in due diligence zoning analysis of properties and mediating disputes surrounding new development

Clubs & Associations

  • Conner Harrington Republican Women
  • Richardson Chamber of Commerce
  • Plano Chamber of Commerce
  • SMU Alumni Association
  • Jesuit Women’s Auxiliary
  • Blue Candlelight Music Series-Treasurer


Cheryl and her husband, Don, live in the Canyon Creek neighborhood in the City of Richardson. They have two adult sons, both of whom are fourth-generation Texans.


Southern Methodist University, B.B.A. Finance/Economics, 1982