Bill Adams

Bill Adams is currently serving his third four-year term on the Governing Board of the Washington Elementary School District. He has served as president in 2017 and 2018 and three terms as vice president (2009-2010, 2014, 2015). Mr. Adams is the owner of Ryan Austin and Associates, a full-service insurance agency and has a working relationship with Valley Schools Management Group, both specializing in employee benefits.

An active member of the WESD community, Mr. Adams’ service includes Cactus Wren Elementary School PTA and Site Council and Cholla Middle School Site Council. He served for three years on the WESD Employee Benefit Trust Board, one year as chairman. Mr. Adams has been a volunteer on the Cortez High School Planning Team and Parent Action Committee. Mr. Adams served on the Arizona School Board Association Board of Directors (four years) and was a member of First Things First’s Communications and Government Affairs Committee, a citizen’s initiative that funds quality early childhood development and health. In addition, he is a member of Fighter Country Partnership and a Life Member of the Blue Blazer Squadron, supporting the men, women, families and mission of Luke AFB. Mr. Adams also serves as a volunteer with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

He is the spouse of a retired educator and has two adult sons (and a wonderful daughter in law), both of whom attended WESD schools.