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 Jeffrey Smith 

 

SPOTLIGHT

Jeffrey W. Smith is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.   He also earned an MBA at the University of Evansville.

Mr. Smith has spent his entire professional career working for PPG Industries in a variety of assignments.  He is currently the Supply Chain manager for PPG’s Flat Glass Business. 

Extremely active in local municipal government, Mr. Smith was recognized as the Outstanding Borough Councilman in Pennsylvania in 2008.   In 2012 he received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Local Government for his role in establishing COG Care, a program designed to provide low cost health insurance to municipalities.  Mr. Smith currently serves as the Executive Director for the Butler County Council of Governments as well as the elected City Treasurer for the City of Butler.

“Being a Slippery Rock Trustee is a special honor for me.  Growing up in Shippensburg, the son of a Shippensburg University faculty member, I learned at a young age to have a great deal of respect for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.  It is very exciting for me to now be a part of it.”

Mr. Smith and his wife Diane live in Butler City.   They have six grown children.