State Representative Trudi Williams of Fort Myers holds a picnic this weekend focusing on the services government agencies provide to people in Southwest Florida. Williams served her freshman year in the Florida House this past spring.
Trudi Williams represents district 75 – which includes South Lee County and a bit of northern Collier. The Republican plans to run for re-election next year. She is a civil/environmental engineer who is the CEO of a local firm and uses her background when serving on the water and natural resources committee and the agriculture and environmental appropriations committee. She says serving as a state lawmaker is incredible.
“It was fascinating. You really can make a difference up there. Getting the engineering school up and going, sponsoring that bill was great. Doing away with a tax on solar energy apparatuses, because after all we are the sunshine state so we ought to do a whole lot more with solar energy. I think we should lead the country with solar energy, or alternative energy sources.”
Williams also serves on the transportation committee, House commerce panel and the economic development, trade and banking committee. She also served on the South Florida water management governing board from 1999 to 2004.
Trudi Williams’ Day in the Park is Saturday from 11 to 2 at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers. It will include events for families and refreshments, all free.
Friday, 07 October 2005 01:00