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2012 Annual Meeting
Public Health + Highway Safety:
Saving Lives Together
Baltimore, Md., August 26 - 29
Safe States Alliance
Amber Norris Williams is the Executive Director of the Safe States Alliance (formerly State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association - STIPDA). Ms. Williams provides direction and leadership to achieve Safe State’s mission, strategic plan and annual operating plans, and serves as an advocate for Safe State’s interests with federal organizations and other partners and stakeholders. Amber serves as the Chair of the Affiliate Council of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and as an Advisory Council Member for the Campaign for Public Health Foundation.
Amber began her career in injury prevention at a local health department in the metro Atlanta area, and has also worked at the state level in Georgia to build community-based childhood injury prevention coalitions. She joined Safe State’s staff in 2003 and served as the Acting Executive Director between 2006 and 2007. Ms. Williams has a B.S.Ed in Health Promotion & Education from the University of Georgia where she was recognized as the Student Major of the Year by the University of Georgia and the American Association of Health Educators.