Trustee JL Sonny Williams

 

JL Sonny Williams

  • District #1
  • Chair, Audit Committee, August 2016 - Present
  • Member, Finance Committee, 2018 - Present
  • Date Elected: May 13, 2006
  • Term Expires: 2024

Occupation

  • Minority Owner, Dallas Mavericks NBA Franchise
  • Former Owner and CEO, Power House of Dance
  • Former Owner and CEO, Highland Park Soda Fountain
  • Former President and CEO, Momentum Advertising and Communications
  • Former President and COO, Minyard Food Stores Inc.

Education

  • B.S., Dallas Baptist University


Civic/Professional Service

  • State Fair of Texas, Board of Directors
  • SMU Athletic Forum, Board of Directors
  • Russell H. Perry Free Enterprise Foundation
  • Dallas Baptist University, Former Chairman, Board of Directors
  • GuideStone, Former Board Member
  • American Red Cross, Former Co-Vice Chairman and Member, Board of Directors

Honors/Awards

  • Honorary Doctorate, Dallas Baptist University
  • Virginia Dykes Leadership Award, 2005
  • Father of the Year Honoree, 2004
  • YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, YWCA Family of the Year Award, 2001
  • Dallas Baptist University, Russell H. Perry Free Enterprise Award, 1994
  • KXAS-TV, Texan of the Week, 1994 
  • Dallas Baptist University Outstanding Alumnus Award, 1990

Contact Information

Board of Trustees
Dallas College
1601 Botham Jean Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75215
214-378-1602
fax: 214-378-1610

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Sign up for our monthly community newsletter to learn more about Dallas College and the work we're doing to transform lives and communities through higher education.