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Corey Minor Smith

Corey Minor Smith

122 Central Plaza N
Canton, OH 44702

Phone: 330-452-9937
Council Office: 330-489-3223


Years In Office:
January 1, 2018

Political Affiliation:  Democrat

Current Employer:  Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority,
General Counsel

Bowling Green State University, Bachelors of Arts in English
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Ethnic Studies-Mexican Culture
Bowling Green State University, Masters of a Education in Guidance and Counseling
University of Toledo College of Law, Juris Doctorate

Chairman, Community & Econ. Dev. Committee
Member, Consolidation of Public Services Committee
Member, Judiciary Committee
Member, Parks & Recreation Committee
Member, Public Safety & Thoroughfares Committee

Community Service/Memberships (Past & Present):
Akron-Canton Barristers Association
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Stark County Alumnae Chapter
Ira G. Turpin Scholars Committee
Stark County Association for Justice
Stark County Bar Association- Bar Applicants, Grievance and Municipal Court Committees
Canton City School District Board of Education
Red Cross, Stark and Muskingum Lakes, Governance and Finance Committees
Stark County Community Action Agency, Vice Chair
Stark County Junior League, Community Council

Special Interests:
Neighborhoods-Equitable Access to Quality of Life Necessities

Professional Recognition:
2008 Class of the Leadership Stark County Government Academy
Stark County's Twenty Under 40!
Leadership Stark County, 26th Class
ATHENA International Women's Leadership Finalist.
Boy Scouts of America Buckeye Counsel Spirit of Scouting Award
Class of 2016 YWCA Women's Hall of Fame.
Paralee W. Compton's Beautiful People Award from the Mary Church Terrell Colored Women's Club.

Featured on television, radio and internet programs, Corey is a highly sought after thought leader on education, housing and mental health. Nationally, Corey presented for the Housing and Development Law Institute conference in Washington, DC. Internationally, Corey presented in Cape Town, South Africa as a US delegate during the Southern African Housing Foundation Conference.

Term Expiration: December 31, 2019

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