Volusia County Farm Bureau welcomes new board member

Lisa Ford-Williams

Lisa Ford Williams is a new member of the Volusia County Farm Bureau board. Williams and her husband, Richard, along with her extended family, own Florida Olive Systems in DeLeon Springs. Olives are relatively new to Volusia County and the grove is highly experimental.

William’s family also has citrus, hay, cattle and timber operations.

Williams is employed full time by her family’s business, Ford Properties, based in DeLand.

Williams is also an avid community volunteer. She’s a member of the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce, serves as immediate past chair for Team Volusia and is a past chair of Volusia County Association for Responsible Development (VCARD).