Mandi Williams and her husband, Chris Coughran, moved to the Lomax area in 2004. Together, they own JK Enterprises, a fitting, flange, pipe, and machine shop located in La Porte. The couple raises cattle, mostly in the Centerville area, with one herd still remaining in La Porte. They support and believe in the value of American agriculture. The pair also shows cutting horses in several national cutting horse associations. Councilperson Williams is very outspoken on efforts to preserve the farmers of today and promote the farmers and ranchers of tomorrow. Mandi Williams began representing District 1 in August 2021.