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Shirley Smith's Biography
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Shirley A. Smith
Divorced; 2 Children
Attended, Kennedy School of Government Program For Senior Executives in State and Local Government, Harvard University
BA, Cleveland State University, 1986
AA, Cuyahoga Community College, 1982
Senator, Ohio State Senate, District 21, 2007-2014
Representative, Ohio State House of Representatives, 1998-2006
Home, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Chair, National Black Caucus of State Legislators' Executive Committee, Region IX
Home, Ohio Childrens Trust Fund Committee
Home, Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
Secretary, Ohio Legislative Women's Caucus
Member, Prison Inspection Committee
Former Member, Senate Finance and Financial Institutions Committee
Former Member, Senate Government Oversight Committee
Former Member, Senate Health, Human Services and Aging Committee
Former Member, Senate Judiciary - Criminal Justice Committee
Former Member, Senate Reference Committee
Former Member, Senate Rules Committee
Member, Welfare Oversight Committee
Member, Womens' Political Action Committee
Manager, Cleveland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 1997-present
Promotion, Electronic Media, 1990-1997
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Cuyahoga County Public Policy and Issues Group
Member, Emily's List
Member, Federal Bureau of Investigation Citizen's Academy
Member, Forest Hills, Euclid, and Collinwood Coalition
Member, National Organization of Women
Member, Ward 10 Democratic Club
Member, Women in Government
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