Council Member LeOtis Williams was elected to the Suffolk City Council from the Whaleyville Borough in November of 2020. His term expires on December 31, 2024.
Council Member Williams is a self-made entrepreneur as the owner of businesses in the City of Suffolk. He is a former member of the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, where he served as Vice Chairman. He is also a former member of the Suffolk Substance Abuse and Youth Council and is a current Board Member of the Suffolk Salvation Army.
He is known for his Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. His motto is Giving Back to the Community. He is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor Member of the Order of the Arrow. He is a member of the Chanco Lodge #483 where he served as the Eastern District Chief and Chief of Chanco Lodge. He was awarded the Grand United Order of Odd Fellow Lodge #1495 Community Service Award, the NAACP Trailblazer Award, the Delta Sigma Theta Male Community Service Award, the “I Have a Dream Award” by the Suffolk City Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, 2010 Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated Community Service Award and the 2011 Carol Diggs Humanity Award by the Suffolk Ministers Wives and Widows.