Bio

rep pat smith

 

Married to FREDDIE SMITH, JR.

6 CHILDREN

11 Grandchildren

 

EDUCATION

Attended St. Francis Xavier and Southern Lab

Graduated from Glenville High SchoolCleveland, Ohio

BS in Education from Kent State UniversityKentOhio

Post graduate work at Youngstown State, Youngstown, Ohio and LSU

 

LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE

Re-elected to second term as State Representative District 67, Louisiana House of Representatives, November 2011

 

FORMER EMPLOYMENT

Coordinator of LSU Community University Partnership—2004 – 2007

ExxonMobil1981 to 2003

Teacher EBR Parish SchoolsGlasgow Middle Magnet

Teacher Ashtabula Area City Schools, Ashtabula, Ohio

 

COMMUNITY AND CHURCH INVOLVEMENT

Member of St. Francis Xavier Church

Past President of St. Francis Xavier Parish Council

Past Director of the Childrens Choir

Member of the Contemporary Choir

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Two terms as Chair of the LA Legislative Black Caucus (2nd term ended January 2013)

Formerly served as the 1st Vice Chair of LLBC

Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus

NOBEL-Women

NBCSL (National Black Caucus of State Legislators)

Baranco Clark YMCA Board/Immediate past Chair of the board

Former Member of the National Advisory Committee for Black Achievers' YMCA of the USA

Black Achievers Steering Committee Chair, Scholarship Committee

GBR Chamber Leadership Alumni

Holiday Helpers

Nu Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority- Silver Soror

YWCA

 

 

PERSONAL STATEMENT

I make every attempt to be a true publicservant. not only to those who elected me but to the entire population of families and students in the State of LA. My legislation has been diverse with concentrations on Education Reform and Penal Reform. It is my hope to leave a legacy of “change as I continue on this public service journey.

 

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Contact Information

The Honorable Patricia Haynes Smith
Louisiana State Representative, District 67
251 Florida Street, #300
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 342-7106 / Office
(225) 342-7117 / Fax