Mrs. Kelly J. Falkner Williams is a lifelong resident of Painesville and a 1990 graduate of Harvey High School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Administration and Human Resources from The University of Phoenix. Mrs. Falkner Williams is an entrepreneur and owner of Blue Shuga’ Apothecaries and Botanica. Because of her desire to ensure that those who are in need, have access to necessary community resources and services, she proudly serves as a committee member for Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition (NEOBHC) and My Brother’s Keeper. Additionally, she is a Board of Trustees member for Fair Housing Resource Center (FHRC).
Mrs. Falkner Williams is a lifelong member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she serves as Financial Secretary and in other leadership and mentoring roles. She is married with two young adult children, which are her greatest joy. They enjoy traveling, attending live music and theater productions, and performing community service and outreach.
Mrs. Briggs grew up in Painesville and attended the Painesville City Locals Schools, graduating from Harvey High School in 2000. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Administration from Ursuline College and is also a Certified Professional Medical Coder. Mrs. Briggs enjoys volunteering with several charities within the local community. Mrs. Briggs and her husband have owned a home in Painesville since 2012 that they share with their son, Edison.