Vicki Gardine Williams, ACSW, LAPSW, LLD
ASWB REAL Committee

Vicki Gardine Williams, ACSW, LAPSW, LLD, serves on the Tennessee Department of Health Board of Social Work Licensure and is a member of the 2017-2018 ASWB REAL Committee. Williams has taught and served as a program director of social work education for 37 years and has been a professional social worker for 48 years. Before entering higher education, she was employed as a teacher, caseworker, social worker, and administrator. In 2018, Williams was elected as a Social Work Pioneer, one of the profession’s highest honors.

Williams earned an MSW from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a B.A. from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. She was awarded an honorary doctorate by Morgan State University.