Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced Jos Williams as the newest member of Norton’s Federal Law Enforcement Nominating Commission. The Commission, which consists of lawyers and residents from all the city’s wards, recommends candidates for federal law enforcement positions in the District of Columbia from whom Norton then chooses her recommendations to the President. “Jos Williams is not only a distinguished labor leader; he is a widely-respected District of Columbia leader whose decades of experience in multiple aspects of District life will make him a valuable member of our Federal Law Enforcement Nominating Commission,” said Norton. Williams currently serves as the president of the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO, representing 150,000 union members in the nation’s capital and suburban Maryland. He became the first African-American president of the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO in 1982. Williams is a resident of Ward 6.
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