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Nick Smith's Biography
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Wife: Bonnalyn Atwood; 4 Children: Juliana, Elizabeth, Brad, Stacia
Diploma, National Executive Institute of Charlottesville, 1974
Certificate, Air Force Intelligence Officer Training, 1960
MA, University of Delaware, 1959
BA, Michigan State University, 1957
Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1979-82
Senator, Michigan State Senate, 1983-92
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1992-2004
Commissioner, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 1976-1979
Deputy Administrator for Farm Programs, US Department of Agriculture, 1970-1974
Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus
Former State Legislative Leaders Workering Group
Chair, House Task Force on Debt Limit and Misuse of Trust Funds
Medical Technology Caucus
Republican Study Committee
Farmer, Owner/Operator, 1961-present
State Chair, Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service
Squadron Commander, Civil Air Patrol
National Director of Energy, United States Department of Agriculture
Intelligence Officer, US Air Force, Captain, 1959-61
Director, Michigan Farm Bureau Membership + Insurance, 1965-1969
Program Director, WDEL Radio, 1957-1959
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Kiwanis, 1962-present
33 Degree, Masonic Lodge, 1957-present
National Delegation on US-Soviet Cooperation and Trade
Somerset Township Board of Trustees, 1962-66
Hillsdale County Board of Supervisors, 1966-68
Director, Addison Community Hospital Board, 1963-1968
Leader, 4-H, 1961-1964
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