Lance A. Smith
Lance a. Smith
Lance A. Smith was sworn into the Zephyrhills City Council in April of 2009, his second time serving on the city council. Smith attended high school in Zephyrhills and then obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in Real Estate from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) in 1986.
Smith is a lifelong resident of Zephyrhills and his family has lived in the Zephyrhills area since the early 1800s. Smith has a wife Tammy, who graduated from USF with a nursing degree, and three children, Chelsea (17), Amanda (15) and Jacob (6). All of Smith's children attend public school in Zephyrhills.
Lance currently holds an active real estate brokers license and in 2003 he became a licensed contractor and formed a construction company. Smith has managed the development of over 400 lots, constructed over 50 residential units, and built over 25,000 square feet of commercial space in the Zephyrhills area. Smith is currently self-employed and works in real estate development, construction and sales. Smith understands the many challenges facing small business owners.
Smith is active and has served on many different community boards and civic organizations, some of which include:
- Zephyrhills City Council
- Zephyrhills Planning Commission
- Zephyrhills Board of Adjustment
- Pasco County Planning Commission
- Pasco County Metro Planning Commission
- Economic Development Committee
- First Baptist Church Finance Committee
- Kiwanis Club (past president)
- East Pasco YMCA (past president)
- Zephyrhills Main Street (past president)
- Stewart Middle School Advisory Committee (past chair)
- Zephyrhills Youth Soccer League
- Club Soccer Coach (12 years)
- Junior Varsity Coach Girls Soccer (4 years)