Rita Smart

Rita Smart DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Rita SmartDEMDemocrat American politician
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7
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KYResidence (state)

Rita H. Smart (born November 13, 1948, in Jessamine County, Kentucky) is an American politician and a former Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives who represented district 81 from 2011 to 2016. She was unseated by C. Wesley Morgan of Richmond in 2016.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Eastern University of Kentucky
BS
University of Kentucky
MS
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
Commonwealth of Kentucky House of Representatives
2011 - 2016
Commissioner
Richmond City
2008 - 2010
Mayor Pro Tempore
2008 - 2010
Main Street Coordinator
City of Richmond
2005 - 2009
Kentucky Plaid Project Chair
University of Kentucky
2008 - Current
Author
Bennett House Cookbook, Kentucky Delights
2008
County Extension Agent
University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
1970 - 2005
Owner
Bennett House Bed and Breakfast
2000 - Current
Other Experience1 - 23 of 23
Chair
Kentucky Council of Extension Agents and Specialists
Member
Richmond Altrusa Club
Member
Richmond Area ARTS Council
Member
Richmond & Berea Chamber of Commerce
Member
Madison County Historical Society
Member
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Committee
1998
Member
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Committee
1999
Former Member
Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Safety Committee, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
State Government Committee, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture and Small Business Committee, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations and Revenue Committee, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Budget Review Subcommittee on General Government, Finance, and Public Protection, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
House Budget Review Subcommittee on General Government, Finance, and Public Protection, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interim Joint Committee on Education, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interim Joint Committee on State Government, Kentucky State House of Representatives
Member
Department of Agriculture Statewide Agri-tourism Task Force
Member
Child Care Committee
Member
Department of Agriculture Farm Family Crisis Task Force