Commissioner Smith was born in Shawnee on November 6th, 1952, just two blocks south of Main Street at the old City hospital. He attended Shawnee Public Schools and is a Graduate of Shawnee High School Class of 1971. He attended Oklahoma City University in 1974. At the age of 21 he became an insurance agent in Shawnee. He still owns and operates his own insurance business and has added a rental agency in Shawnee, renting Hertz Rental cars and Uhaul trucks and trailers. He also sell portable buildings and carports.
Commissioner Smith is married to Sherry Smith who works for the State of Oklahoma at COJAC in Tecumseh. Together they have five children and seven grandchildren. They enjoy traveling, visiting local lakes and exploring Oklahoma. They are also avid Oklahoma Sooner Fans. Commissioner Smith loves Shawnee and that is why he wanted to become a City of Shawnee Commissioner. Please give Commissioner Smith a call and share with him your views as to how we can help improve our city.