Monday, December 10, 2007

Important Madison County Supervisor Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities

What is a SUPERVISOR? What does a SUPERVISOR DO? Click here to see The Powers and Duties of a SUPERVISOR.

Madison County Web Site

There are a number of issues and hard decisions that must be made as we move forward in Madison County. I welcome your input on all county matters. Please feel free to post any inquiries, comments or suggestions. Please complete POLL Questions in the column to the right!


Balancing requirements and resources for New Construction, i.e. Reunion Parkway and I-55 Interchange...

...With Maintenance & Repair:
Existing Roads

Please help by providing your ideas and opinions on priorities for Madison County. PLEASE ADD YOUR COMMENTS, IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS:

MAKE YOUR OPINION KNOWN: please go to the Madison County Forum to provide comments, suggestions and recommendations:

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Sunday, December 2, 2007

D.I.'s Biography

D.I. Smith
Colonel, U.S. Army-Ret

Colonel D.I. Smith, USA-Ret., served in the United States Army for thirty years in a variety of leadership and staff positions. During his tenure in the U.S. Army, his duties included personnel and administrative management, training and operations, financial management, resource management, and research and development. He has over 6 years command experience in Field Artillery and Aviation including combat in Vietnam and during Operation JUST CAUSE, the highly successful military operation to remove Manuel Noriega, the tyrannical dictator of the Republic of Panama. He completed his military career serving a 3-year tour as Inspector General, Mississippi National Guard. During his career in the Army, he received numerous awards and decorations including the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, and the Air Medal. He has also earned Master Army Aviator wings, Senior Parachutist badge, and the coveted black and gold RANGER tab.

After completing his service to our country he has served as Chief Operations Officer of a new start up wireless technology company; and is currently serving the residents of the beautiful and unique Dinsmor subdivision, Ridgeland, MS, as the On-Site Property Manager.

He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, The U.S. Army War College, and has a B.S. degree in Business from the University of Southern Mississippi and an MBA from Troy State University.

He is a member of Military Officers Association of America, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association, Army Aviation Association of America, Association of the U.S. Army, the Army War College Alumni Association, the American Legion, the Jackson Metro Cyclists, the Jackson Triathlon Club, and the Mississippi Track Club. He has also done extensive research, writing and speaking about programs affecting the military.

D. I. and his wife, Linda, are members of Highland Colony Baptist Church, Ridgeland, MS; where DI also serves as a Deacon.

He and Linda are originally from Sidon, MS, and currently reside in Ridgeland; and they have two daughters and six grandchildren.

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