Representative David Brock Smith is a third generation resident of House District 1. He grew up in Port Orford and is a graduate of Pacific High School. After attending SOCC and SOU, Rep. Smith worked in the Culinary industry, in some of the best restaurants in the Rogue Valley, before moving back to Port Orford and taking over his family's 45-year Restaurant and Lounge.
Rep. Smith has an extensive Public Service background, and proudly served the citizens of Port Orford for many years as their City Council President, and Chamber of Commerce President/Director. He is also the former Chair and Vice Chair of the Curry County Board of Commissioners, where he served on many Boards and Committees. Representative Smith also served various roles with the Association of Oregon Counties, on their Board of Directors and Legislative Committee, as well as the District 4 Chair, representing Curry, Coos, Douglas, Josephine and Jackson Counties. He still serves on the Port Orford-Langlois School Board and has for many years.
Some of Rep. Smith's other Public Service includes: AOC Public Lands & Natural Resources Committee, AOC Energy, Environment and Land Use Committee, Association of O&C Counties Board of Directors, National Association of Counties (NACo) Public Lands Committee, NACo Western Interstate Region Committee, County College Certification-Honors, County Liaison Departments--Veterans Services, Sheriff’s Office/Public Safety, Emergency Services, District Attorney, Legal Counsel, Juvenile, Parks, Roads, Facilities Maintenance, Finance, Economic Development & Public and Mental Health, Director-America's Wild Rivers Coast, South Coast Business Employment Corporation Board, Redfish Rocks Community Team-Socioeconomic Chair, County Clean Energy Advisory Committee-Vice Chair, Local Public Safety Coordinating Council-Chair, Certified-Crisis Leadership Training for Elected Officials-F.E.M.A., CIS Certification-Governance, Government Ethics, Harassment & Discrimination Prevention, Law Enforcement Blue Ribbon Committee, Rotarian-Paul Harris Fellow/Benefactor/Sponsor, OYSA Coach
Rep. Smith is honored to represent the constituents of House District 1, which encompasses all of Curry, and parts of Coos, Douglas and Josephine Counties.