Charlotte Smith is the Deputy Director for LISC – Michigan Statewide, based in Kalamazoo. She is an at-large member representing the whole state.

What is the history/purpose of your organization in one sentence?

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunities across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

What do you do at your organization?

I am the Deputy Director.

Is there anything special we should know about you or your organization?

My professional career has always focused on helping to ensure that children, families and individuals are safe at home and in their communities. That they are healthy in mind, body, and spirit, and that the laws and policies created to achieve these goals are applied equitably to everyone.