Meet Your Elected Officials: Williams’ victory marks milestone
Her demeanor is reserved and her tone is soft and level. Behind this “shy away from the spotlight” personality, though, is someone who has made history. Less than two months ago, Phillis Vaughn Williams was sworn in as the first elected female member of the Tunica County Board of Supervisors.
Williams said the female population is a large part of the county, and women can do anything they want to do in the political arena or otherwise.
“We’re smart, we know how to compromise, we’re generally calmer,” Williams said. “We’ve just got to believe we can do it. Any female who wants to see improvement should go for it. Just do it.”