Laura Smith, District Administrator

Laura SmithLaura has many years in local government first working for a Tribal Government in California. She started as an accounting technician working her way up to Assistant Administrator. Family brought her back to Michigan where she landed a job with the City of Kalamazoo. She worked at Parks and Recreation as an Accounts Coordinator before moving to Metro Transit as the Financial Analysis climbing the ranks to Administrative Division Manager. She worked closely with state and federal granting authorities managing multi-million dollar awards.

Laura enjoys gardening, cooking, baking and spending time with her two grown children and grandbabies.

Laura can be reached by emailing her at or by calling the Conservation District at 269-673-6940 ext. 3.