TEMA Director of Curriculum & Certifications
Ashley Williams, ATEM
Ashley is from St. Charles, MO and earned her Bachelors of Architecture and Masters of Regional and Community Planning from Kansas State University. Finding her way to Texas, she served as the City of Temple’s first Sustainability and Grant Manager, starting in 2010. While in this position she developed and implemented new programs for both sustainability management and grant management within City operations. Through projects and policy implementation the City realized decreased utility spending and fuel costs, increased community engagement, and improved operational efficiencies, all while maintaining a sound budget through the use of grants. In 2014, Ashley moved into the position of General Services Manager, which included the direction of Facility and Custodial Services, Sustainability and Grants. Ashley later served as the Director of General Services, taking on Community Development and Strategic Initiatives, until 2017. Outside of the office, Ashley was a founding member of the TEMA – Central Texas Chapter and served as the chapter Secretary, Vice President and President. She then served on the Executive Board from 2014 – 2018 as the State Secretary. Ashley is now earning her Doctorate of Business Administration, with a focus on Social Impact from Walden University. She is excited for the opportunity to stay with the TEMA team and begin her time as the first Director of Curriculum and Certification.