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Vacant School Board Seat Finally Filled

Windsor Board of Education members welcomed Kenneth Williams to the group to fill the seat left vacant by former member Christopher Watts.

After three months of operating with an empty seat at the meeting room table, the Windsor Board of Education is finally functioning at full capacity. 

Tuesday night, Kenneth Williams was appointed by the board to fill the seat vacated by former member Christopher Watts.

In March, police charged Watts with with a 14-year-old girl that he’d met over the Internet while on a trip to Florida.

In April, from the board, but it wasn't until early June that he sent an official , making it possible for the board to seek a replacement.

Soon after, the for someone to endorse for the position. The committee put its support behind Kenneth Williams for the position.

"I have a lot to learn," Williams, who is an attorney and an executive in the insurance industry, said Tuesday night. 

As a parent and a professional, Williams said he hopes to make a difference during his time on the school board. 

"I have a particular fondness for parental engagement," he said. 

Williams is the father of two daughters and a son.

"I have had three kids come through the system in some capacity," Williams said as a means to show his dedication and support to the system and the community.

"He is an amazing candidate," board member Darlene Klase said. "He brings with him a wealth of management and leadership experience," she added

"I want to serve the community," Williams said. "This is a system that is great, with even greater potential."

Renee' Williams June 21, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Congratulations Kenneth Williams!!! You are very deserving of this position. They are very blessed to have you on board. Looking forward to seeing you succeed. Renee' Williams Alumni Affairs Office OSU Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine Tulsa Oklahoma

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