Katherine Smith

Served for District 29 from 1994 - 2006

Committee Memberships
  • Administrative Committee (Chair)
  • Agricultural Society Liaison Committee
  • Board of Health
  • Community Programs Board
  • County Board Chair 2000-2002
  • County Commission on Aging
  • Interurban Trail Advisory Council
  • Land Conservation Committee
  • Legislative Committee
  • Long Term Support Planning Committee
  • Ozaukee Health Initiative Environmental Sub Committee (Chair)
  • Smart Growth Committee (Chair)
  • Social Services Board
  • Solid Waste Management Study Committee
  • Taxation and Claims Committee
  • Traffic Safety Committee
  • Uniform Data Collection System Project Team
  • WCA Environmental Committee
  • Wisconsin Works Community Steering Committee
  • Workforce Development Policy Board
Main Priority
To increase the efficiencies in county government.
Katie Smith
Most Important Goal
My main priority is to work to increase efficiencies in county government.

Professional History
  • Primary School teacher, Milwaukee Public Schools, Evanston, Illinois Public Schools
  • Naturalist, Middleton, Cross Plains Public Schools
Educational Background
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor's of Science
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Masters of Science
Family Information
  • Born and raised in Ozaukee County
  • Husband, Phil
  • Three children
  • Five grandchildren
Interests & Hobbies
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Reading
  • Skiing
Working with the County Board and staff to:
  1. Create and implement an organizational plan to provide for greater efficiencies in the operation of the county which has included the creation of the Administrative Coordinator position, the creation of the finance department, the combining of departments, etc.
  2. Develop the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.
  3. Initiate exploration of a uniform data system for the human services departments.
  4. Create LOGIN, a local Ozaukee government information network.