Tonja Williams

Board Member

Tonja Williams is a Nursing Administrator with One Blood, Inc., a prominent community-based blood center, and the CEO/Founder of Mission To Health, LLC, a company which provides CPR certification, OSHA training, Zumba fitness, and health lectures. Fulfilling her calling as a Registered Nurse for over 29 years, Tonja obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the Florida State University School of Nursing in 1993. A native of Lake Wales, Florida Tonja’s fervor for improving health earned her a trip to the White House in 2013 as the first prize winner of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Communities on the Move Video Challenge. Tonja’s zeal for fitness also catapulted her into the national spotlight as the featured Zumba instructor for the 2016 National Council of La Raza Latino Family Expo, 2016 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, 2017 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage, and the 2022 PepsiCo Move As One Wellness Celebration. Tonja discovered her passion for running as a freshman on the Lake Wales High School track team. She is currently a Run Coordinator with Black Girls Run Orlando and has completed the Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay, 6 half marathons, as well as numerous 10Ks and 5Ks. A member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Eatonville, Florida, Tonja serves as Faith Community Nurse and Health Ministry Co-Chair. She is a board member of the University of Central Florida College of Nursing Advisory, Florida S.A.G.E. Council and is former Vice President of the Central Florida Black Nurses Association. Tonja also volunteers her time with Family Promise of Greater Orlando, Black Nurses Rock Orlando, and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Tonja enjoys music, outdoor adventures, and traveling. She is the proud mother of one son, Channing, and resides in Lake Mary with her loving husband Lavon.