Clerk of the Council

Veronica L. Williams, Clerk of the Council
Phone: (337) 291-8810

Veronica L. Williams was raised in Rayne, LA and moved to Lafayette to attend college.  She has been employed by the local Council Office for the past 20-plus years, starting her career with the Lafayette City Council.  Following the Consolidation of City and Parish Governments, she continued her employment in the now, Consolidated Council Office.  Veronica served as Assistant Council Clerk for 12 years before being appointed Clerk of the Council in March 2013.  Williams also served as the Charter Commission Clerk in 2010.  She is currently the secretary/treasurer for the Lafayette Council of Governments, which consists of local mayors, council members and School Board Members holding elected office in Lafayette Parish.

Veronica is a member of many organizations and enjoys volunteering in her community.  She is an active member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.  She holds degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (then called the University of Southwestern Louisiana) and Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA, holding a Master's Degree of Public Administration.