Mr. Lee Smith leads the Integrated Prevention and Resilience Office for Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, headquartered at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. Mr. Smith provides program management and serve as subject matter expert for the installation Resilience Program, Community Action Board, and Community Action Team. He also provides program management and serves as subject matter expert for the installation Violence Prevention Program. This includes efforts to integrate and institutionalize violence prevention activities across the installation. As the Community Support Coordinator, Mr. Smith analyzes and evaluates issues relating to individual, family and community resilience and individual preparedness. The role of Community Support Coordinator was created to respond to the need of a position focused entirely on strengthening base communities.
Prior to this assignment, Mr. Smith was the installation Emergency Manager at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale California wherein he served as the Commander’s principal advisor on all complex emergency response planning and continuity of operations programs and initiatives.
An Air Force veteran, Mr. Smith enlisted in 1987 and served 25 years on active duty in a variety of Emergency Management positions and at multiple duty locations around the world. He retired from active duty in 2012 as a Senior Master Sergeant and entered the Department of the Air Force Civilian Service that same year.
2017 - Bachelor of Arts: Applied Behavioral Science – University of Arizona Global Campus
2009 - Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Ala
2002 - Occupational Instructor Certificate, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
2002 - Associate of Applied Science: Emergency Management – CCAF
2003 - Associate of Applied Science: Instructor of Technology & Military Science – CCAF
2002 - Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Ala