Name: Alvin Smith
Election District: 10
Schools: DeQuincy Elementary, DeQuincy High, DeQuincy Middle, DeQuincy Primary, Starks High
Years on Board: 6
Biographical Information: Alvin Dale Smith serves District 10 and the Calcasieu Parish School Board in his first term as an elected member serving on the Administration and Personnel Committee and the Curriculum and Instruction Committee for 2018.
Mr. Smith graduated from M. B. Smiley High School in Houston in 1964 before attending Blinn Junior College. He received his undergraduate (1974) and graduate (1992) degrees from McNeese State University.
For nearly 30 years, Mr. Smith worked as a teacher and administrator for the Beauregard, Vernon, and Calcasieu Parish school districts. He has also served as an Evangelist Pastor for 44 years.
Mr. Smith is an active member of his church and enjoys gospel singing, carpentry, and remodeling/renovating projects. He and his wife Susan have two daughters, Suzanne and Rebecca, and one grandson, Jacob. They enjoy spending time together as a family in many different activities.