Council Member Melissa Smith
Melissa Smith was elected to Town Council in 2011.
She is a mother of two who has worked in Sahuarita for the past 16 years. She moved to the area in 1999 from Tucson because she wanted a rural and small town environment in which to raise her children.
Smith currently lives in Rancho Sahuarita with her boyfriend and their five children. She attended Pima Community College and studied law, then began working at the Green Valley Fire District in 1995. She was promoted to the rank of engineer , then to Captain. She currently serves as Captain and Community Service liaison for the fire district.
She looks forward to supporting Sahuarita’s sustainability through a balance of businesses, recreation opportunities, and residential neighborhoods. Smith believes in enhancing partnerships with the community, businesses, developers and other governmental agencies to advance the Town’s economic development