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Smith, Alma Wheeler (D)

State Representative District 54
Office: 988 HOB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-1771
Home Address: 5540 Five Mile Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, PH 248-437-8043

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


Rep. Smith spent eight years on the South Lyon Community School Board (three as President), had a two-year term on the Washtenaw County Commission and served eight years in the Michigan Senate. While in the Senate, she was the Democratic vice-chair of the Appropriations Committee. Upon leaving the Senate, Rep. Smith accepted appointments to the boards of Planned Parenthood of Mid-Michigan, Michigan Campaign Finance Network, the Ecology Center and University Bank. She remains on the Student Advocacy Center board and is on the steering committee for the Detroit Community Development Credit Union.

Rep. Smith is currently forming a television production company to cover state government for commercial and public broadcast stations.

Rep. Smith received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Michigan and took advanced degree work in Journalism and Business Administration.

Rep. Smith was born in 1941 in Columbia, South Carolina. She has three adult children: Conan, Dana and Tara.

Rep. Smith is also a member of the Library of Michigan Board of Trustees, the Legislative Black Caucus, the Legislative Arts Caucus, the NCSL Committee on Education and the NCSL Issues Committee on Children, Families and Health; and Vice Chair of Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, a highly successful national organization dedicated to gaining Democratic control of state legislative chambers.


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