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Derrick Smith's Biography
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Wife: Valerie; 3 Children
Bachelors, DePaul University, 2005
Associates, Liberal Arts, Malcolm X College, 2003
Representative, Illinois State House of Representatives, 2012-2014
Candidate, Illinois State House of Representatives, District 10, 2014
Appointed, Illinois State House of Representatives, March 2011
Candidate, Cook County Board of Commissioners, 2010
Former Member, Cities and Villages Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member, Government Administration Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Deputy Director, Accounting Revenue, Illinois Secretary of State
Highways Department, City of Chicago
Forest Preserve District, City of Chicago
Superintendent, Department of Streets and Sanitation, City of Chicago
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, 100 Men Plus
Former Basketball Coach, Franklin Elementary School
Volunteer, Haiti Relief Project
Member, Major Adams Community Committee
Member, Neighborhood United Organization
Volunteer, Red Cross Disaster Services
Member, Saint Johns Grand Masonic Lodge
Member, Soles for the Needy
Member, The Austin Coalition on Under Aged Drinking
Volunteer, The Salvation Army
Member, Union Missionary Baptist Church
Trustee, Union Missionary Baptist Church
Member, Young Democrats of Cook County
Mr. Hayes Smith Senior
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