SHELBY, N. C. (June 17, 2014)--Doris W. Williams of Woodbridge community has been elected new treasurer of the Cleveland County Democratic Party. She succeeds Robin Smith of Kings Mountain, former treasurer who recently was elected party chair.
A retired educator, Williams taught 36 years in public schools in Kings Mountain and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg system and was for a time a literacy specialist in Gaston County schools. She is a graduate of N. C. Central University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and earned master’s degrees at Appalachian State University and Gardner-Webb University,
At present, she is education chairperson for her church, Shiloh Baptist in Shelby, and parliamentarian of the local NAACP chapter. She formerly was treasurer of the Gaston County chapter of the international service organization Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, and she will shortly complete the special training required for all political party treasurers in North Carolina.
“We’re all looking forward to working with Doris on the party officers’ team and our Executive Committee,” said CCDP Chair Smith.