Constance H. Williams (D), born in 1944, in Long Branch, N.J., daughter of Norma and the late
Leon Hess; Rutgers Prep. Sch., 1962; Barnard Coll. of Columbia Univ. (B.A.), Eng., 1966;
Wharton Sch. of the Univ. of Pa. (M.B.A.), 1980; fellow: Phila. Acad. of Physicians; bd. mem.:
Natl. Museum of Amer. Jewish Hist., Phila. Museum of Art, Harcum Coll. AIM Prog., Valley
Forge & Haverford Optimists, Kimmel Ctr. for the Performing Arts, Gov.’s Adv. Comm. on Min.
& Women Bus. Opportunities, Norristown Farm Park; bd. of trustees: Epis. Acad.; mem.:
Trustees’ Cncl. of Penn Women, Forum of Exec. Women, Gtr. Valley Forge Transp. Mgmt.
Assoc., Montgomery Co. Seat Econ. Revitalization Comm.; chair: Steppingstone Scholars, Inc.;
co-chair: Pa. New Dem. Coalition; awds.: Pa. Comm. on Women Woman of the Yr.-2007, Pa.
Orthopaedic Soc. Leg. of the Yr.-2006, Barnard Coll. Disting. Alumna-2006, Pa. Recreation &
Park Soc. Gov. Awd.-2006, Natl. Assn. of Soc. Workers Citizen of the Yr.-2006, Cabrini Coll. Ivy Young Willis Awd.-2005, Del. Valley Healthcare Cncl. Ldrshp. Awd.-2004, Del. Co. C of C Free Enterprise Awd.-2002, 2004, 2006, Pa. Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Breastfeeding Friendly bus.-2004, Grtr. Valley Forge Transp. Mgmt. Auth. Leg. Ldrshp.-2004, Sr. Citizens of Ardmore Svc. & Support-2004, num. other awds.; hon. chief: King of Prussia Fire Co.; hon. life mem.: Swedesburg Fire Co.; Pa. House of Representatives, 1996-2001; elected to Pa. Senate in a special election Nov. 2001; Min. Caucus Admin, 2004; caucus mem.: Arthritis & Osteoporosis, Jt. House/Senate Autism, Firefighters & Emerg. Svcs., Lupus, Children’s Environ. Health; married Sankey; 2 children.