Angelia Williams Graves
Angelia Williams Graves, Superward 7
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Angelia Williams Graves was elected to City Council on November 2, 2010 to represent the citizens of Superward 7 (PDF).
Ms. Graves is a Realtor and Associate Broker with Rose and Womble Realty Company. She is a member in good standing with the National Realtors Association, Virginia Association of Realtors, Hampton Roads Realtors Association and the Real Estate Information Network. Ms. Graves is also a certified VHDA Home Ownership Education Trainer.
Ms. Graves serves as co-chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee/St. Paul’s Area. She also serves on the Lambert's Point/Park Place, Fairmount Park, Greater Norview, Southside and the Greater Wards Corner Task Forces. She is a member of the Poplar Halls Civic League and the Norfolk City Democratic Committee.
Ms. Graves serves as one of the City of Norfolk’s representatives on the National League of Cities (NLC), and on the Board of Directors of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO). Ms. Graves was recently elected as Second Vice President of NBC-LEO after serving one year as an At-Large member of the Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Communities & Economic Development (CED) and the Racial Equity And Leadership (REAL) Committees of NLC.
Ms. Graves was born and raised in Norfolk, attended St. Mary's Academy and is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School.
She holds an A.S. in Business Administration from Tidewater Community College and a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Old Dominion University. Ms. Graves graduated from the University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership and the Alpha School of Real Estate.
Ms. Graves is the youngest daughter of the late Bishop and Mrs. I. Joseph Williams, and is married to Thomas E. Graves and has two stepsons. She is a member of Grove Baptist Church.