Travis Williams’ family is not new to the Rexburg area. His Great, Great Grandfather Casey Potter Bowen Jr. helped settle the Archer/Lyman area in Madison County and was the first Bishop of the Lyman ward when it split with the Archer LDS ward.
Travis Williams grew up in Utah and Las Vegas, Nevada. He graduated from Chaparral High School. He left Las Vegas in 1989 and served a full time mission for the LDS church in the Washington DC North Mission. In 1992 Travis moved to Rexburg, Idaho to attend Ricks College and received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. While going to school he met his wonderful spouse and love of his life Amanda Wolfe.
Travis applied for the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reserve program in 1993 and went through the required volunteer training after which he received his level one patrol reserve certification from Idaho POST academy.
While attending Ricks College Travis worked for Mountain West Bark as well as Roger and Sybil Ferguson. Travis was hired full time with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office in 1995 and graduated from the Idaho POST patrol academy in 1996.
Travis Williams lives in Sugar City and has seven children ages two through sixteen. Travis and his wife are licensed Foster Care parents for the State of Idaho and have been for the last 10 years. They have had dozens of children in need of placement in their home. During that time they were a pre-adoptive home and adopted their seventh child in 2011.
Travis is active in his church responsibilities and is the Sugar 3rd Ward Venture scout advisor. He is an Eagle Scout and has been active in the scouting program since the age of eight. He is a volunteer coach for the Sugar Salem Grid Kid Football Program. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and camping.
Travis is a registered Republican and has an overwhelming conviction of the importance of the Constitution of the United States of America and the State of Idaho and the protection of ALL the rights of ALL people living in or visiting Madison County.