Term of Office: 2016-2020
DISTRICT ONE: Northeast Martin County is represented by Commissioner Doug Smith and includes Hutchinson Island, Jensen Beach, North River Shores, Ocean Breeze Park, Rio, and Sewall's Point.
Commissioner Doug Smith, a resident of Jensen Beach since 1990, elected in 2000 is serving his fifth term as District 1 Martin County Commissioner.
Commissioner Smith is past President of the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) 2011-2012. Member of FAC Legislative Executive Committee, Co-Chair of the Federal Committee and member of the Enterprise Committee. FAC Presidential Advocacy Award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Commissioner Smith is a member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization, Tourist Development Council and the Arts Council, Inc. and alternate member of the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, Treasure Coast Council of Local Governments, and the Indian River Lagoon/National Estuary Advisory Committee. Past board member of the Children’s Services Council of Martin County, Education Foundation of Martin County, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, Environmental Studies Council and Martin County Historical Society.
Commissioner Smith is very active in local organizations – board member of the Jensen Beach and Stuart Martin Chambers of Commerce as well as a member of the Palm City, Hobe Sound and Indiantown Chambers of Commerce. Commissioner Smith is an avid supporter of non-profits in Martin County and a member of Florida Oceanographic Society, Humane Society, Martin County Arts Council, Hobe Sound Nature Center, Stuart/Jensen Elks Lodge #1870, Environmental Studies Council, Library Foundation, Boys & Girls Club, Education Foundation/Adopt-a-Class, Sons of Italy Lodge #2337, Martin County Republican Executive Committee, and Martin County Council of 100.