Russell L. Williams II
Board of Directors, District 5
Counties: Amherst, Augusta, Highland, Nelson, Rockbridge and Rockingham
Rockbridge County beef cattle and small grain producer Russell L. Williams II of Buena Vista was elected to a second term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors in November 2018.
He is chairman of the VFBF Membership Services Advisory Committee.
Williams is a member of the Rockbridge County Farm Bureau and previously has served on that organization’s board and as its president, vice president and secretary/treasurer. He has farmed since 1996 and shares responsibilities on RLW Hay & Grain LLC with his son, Russell L. Williams III.
Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Virginia Tech. He serves on the Rockbridge County Building Code Review Board and belongs to the Gideons International. He is a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Lexington.
He and his wife, Joyce, have four children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.