Guy O. Williams is the former President & CEO of Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice and Principal & Founder of G.O. Williams & Associates, L.L.C., strategic advisors for sustainable community and environmentally related programs. The recipient of the 2017 William Milliken Leadership for the Common Good Award and Bucknell University’s 2016 Alumni Association Award for Service to Humanity, Williams was also named 2014 Michigan Green Leader by the Detroit Free Press. He is the author of one of the country’s first community-initiated and -generated climate action plans. Chair Emeritus of the Great Lakes Leadership Academy Board of Governors and a board member of the U.S. Alcohol Policy Alliance, he is recently retired from the boards of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Chair 2013–2016) and Pesticide Action Network North America, as well as the advisory boards of the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors and the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessment Center.
April 16, 2021