Monday, May 25, 2015

Representative  Christopher L. "Chris" Smith

District 93

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Fort Lauderdale

Occupation:  Attorney

Spouse:  Desorae Giles-Smith

Child(ren):  Christopher Leveorn, Christian Nicholas

Education:  Johnson C. Smith University, B.S., Political Science, 1992; Florida State University, J.D., 1995

Born:  March 15, 1970, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  all sports

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1998, reelected subsequently

Democratic Leader 2004-2006

Other Public Service

Fort Lauderdale Planning and Zoning Board


Broward County Democratic Party Executive Committee

Broward Workforce Development Board

Florida Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Nonviolence Advisory Board

Fort Lauderdale Community Development Corporation Inc., Board of Directors

Fort Lauderdale Downtown Council

Friends of Children, Youth, and Families Inc., Board of Directors

Johnson C. Smith University, Gold Coast Alumni Chapter

Museum of Discovery and Science, Board of Directors

NAACP Youth Advisor

Zeta Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.


Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Citizen of the Year Award 1999

Moot Court National Champion 1995

Ebony Magazine's "30 Leaders Under 30"

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Legislative Champion of Justice Award

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