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educator , State official

Robert William Smith, American state official, educator. Faculty State University of New York grantee, 1992.


Smith, Robert William was born on May 10, 1956. Son of William Robert and Ann (Kalytyn) Smith.


Bachelor magna cum laude, College St. Rose, Albany, New York, 1980. Master of Public Administration, University Albany, Albany, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration, State University of New York, Albany, 1998.


Regional director Office of the United States Senator Daniel P. Moynihan, Oneonta, New York, 1984-1986. Assistant director finance aid Siena College, Loudonville, 1986-1987. Senior examiner budget division State of New York, Albany, since 1987, 1987-1999.

Assistant director finance aide State University of New York, Cobleskill, 1980-1984, adjunct professor State University of New York, Albany, 1993. Adjunct lecturer Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, New York, 1991. Adjunct professor College St. Rose, 1993.

Adjunct professor graduate program in public administration Marist College, 1996-1999, Drucker foundation Grant, 1998. Assistant professor Clemson University, since 1999. Director Clemson Master of Public Administration Program, since 2003.


Treasurer Schoharie County chapter American Red Cross, 1983-1984. Member military affairs council Griffiss Air Force Base, 1985-1986. Land claims Governor's Task Force on Fort Drum, 1985-1986.

Past offical Governor's Task Force on St. Regis Mohawk. Candidate Schenectady Coutny Legislation, 1989, 91. Planning commissioner Town of Rotterdam Planning Commission, 1993-1998.

Chairman Mohonasen Foundation for Excellence, Inc., 1997-1998. Member American Society for Public Administration (secretary Empire State Capital area 1988-1990, executive council 1990-1992, co-chair public relations committee 1992), Delta Epsilon Sigma, Pi Sigma Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Athletics, reading, music.


Married Kathleen Cecilia Gallagher, June 27, 1987. Children: Keegan, Nolan.

William Robert Smith

Ann (Kalytyn) Smith

Kathleen Cecilia Gallagher

Keegan Smith

Nolan Smith