Mayor Pro Tem Lissa Smith Receives Regional Board Appointment
On June 15, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)
appointed Plano Mayor Pro Tem Lissa Smith to its Executive Board. Smith was one
of four appointed as directors on the 2012-13 board during the 46th annual meeting.
Smith has served as Place 4 Plano City Councilmember since May 2009. She has
resided in Plano since 1990.
Professionally, Smith is the District Director for State Senator Florence Shapiro.
She currently serves on the board of directors of the North Texas Commission,
Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition, NCTCOG Regional Transportation Council,
the Collin College Foundation, and as an at-large Board member of the National League of Cities, Hispanic
Elected Local Officials. She is a member of the National League of Cities’ Leadership Training Council and
First Tier Suburbs. She has also served on the Collin County Transportation Bond Committee. Over the years,
she has been involved with a variety of community organizations, including Plano Rotary, Hope’s Door, Plano
Symphony Orchestra, Collin County Child Protective Services, Plano Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer Center
of North Texas, Collin County Healthcare Foundation, Leadership Plano, Junior League of Plano, Collin
County Christian Prayer Breakfast Planning Committee, St. Mark Catholic Church, Junior Achievement and
Smith was recognized as one of the “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” by the Collin County Business Press and
was the 2011 recipient of the Collin County League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Civic Award.