|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 37th district
35th district (2010–2012)
December 6, 2010
|Preceded by||Pedro Nava|
|Santa Barbara City Councillor|
December 4, 2002 – December 6, 2010
June 29, 1974 |
|Spouse(s)||Jonnie Erika Williams|
|Alma mater||University of California, Santa Barbara|
Das Williams (born June 29, 1974) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 37th district, encompassing parts of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was a member of the Santa Barbara City Council.
Before embarking in politics, Williams worked as a junior high school teacher and a legislative aide to then-assemblymember Hannah-Beth Jackson.
Williams holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science & Management, with a focus on water pollution, planning processes, and land-use law at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. As a UC grad, Williams has opposed fee increases for the UC system.