Sandon Williams, the Business and Marketing Technology Program Coordinator for the Arkansas Department of Career Education, has been elected to the National Board of Directors for Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL). As a board member, he will represent the Southern Region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Williams’ three year term on the board will begin in August.
In this role, Williams will serve as a member of the policymaking body of the organization as outlined by the Articles of Incorporation of FBLA-PBL. FBLA-PBL prepares secondary and postsecondary students for business and business-related fields to develop vocational and career supportive competencies and to promote civic and personal responsibilities.
“I am excited to represent not only Arkansas FBLA but the Southern Region as a whole,” said Williams. “I am reminded daily of the benefits of this amazing organization and I cannot wait to begin my term. My goal is to be a strong advocate for the Southern Region and help establish Arkansas as a national leader within the organization.”
Williams received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Arkansas. He taught business classes for six years in the Rogers School District before joining the Arkansas Department of Career Education in 2012.
Williams also serves as the Executive Director of the Miss Natural State Scholarship organization, which is an official preliminary pageant to the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant, Inc.