Tehama County Supervisor, District 4
Vice Chair, Golden State Natural Resources
2017 Chair, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)
2020 – 2022 Chair, Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA)
2020 – 2022 Chair, National Homebuyers Fund (NHF)
Supervisor Williams is a fifth-generation Tehama County farmer and rancher.
In June of 1980, Bob went into partnership with his father in operating Williams Ranch and in 1995, became managing General Partner. In 2002, Bob graduated from the California Agricultural Leadership Program, as a proud member of Class 31.
In his public life, Bob has served on the Corning Recreation Commission, Tehama County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Farm Service Agency Tehama County Committee, Thomes Creek Water District Board of Directors, Tehama Colusa Canal Authority Board of Directors and the Corning High School Board of Trustees.
In June of 2006, Bob was first elected to the Tehama County Board of Supervisors as the District 4 Supervisor, is currently serving his fourth term in office, and has served as Chairman of the Board in 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2020.
Among his duties as Supervisor, Bob serves on numerous local committees and commissions and is Tehama County’s representative on the Boards of Directors for both the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) and the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC). Bob was recently elected to serve his third term on the Executive Committee for CSAC and was the 2017 Chairman of the RCRC Board of Directors.
Supervisor Williams graduated from CSU, Chico in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, is a Graduate of the Great Valley Center Leadership Institute, as well as a Graduate and Institute Fellow of the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government.