Associate of Arts, Miami (Florida) Dade Community College, 1974. Bachelor of Science, Edgewood College, 1976. Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1980.
Budget analyst, Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1979-1981;
assistant director, Young Women’s Christian Association Greater Miami, Florida, 1982-1983;
assistant director, Model City Cultural Arts Center, Miami, 1983-1987;
director grants and program services, Metro-Dade Cultural Affairs Council, Miami, since 1987. Panelist National Endowment for Arts, 1992-1994, site evaluator 1993-1994. Program panelist State of Florida Division Cultural Affairs, 1992-1994, consultant North Carolina State Arts Commission, since 1993.
Chairman state arts grants panel State ofMich. Arts Commission, since 1993. Emerging artists grants program panelist Florida Arts.
Council, Tampa, since 1990.
Member Association American Cultures, Miami Bayfront Park Management Trust, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Jim J. Smith, September 21, 1981. Children: Dana Mari, Dawn Michelle.