Alan R. Smith

Town Council
Title: Council President
Alan Smith Photo


  • Colonel USMC (Retired)
  • Married 41 years to college sweetheart Barbara.
  • U.S. Marine Corps (retired), joining the Marines as an enlisted man out of high school and received his commission after college.
  • Served in 2 wars over his career, as a Corporal in Vietnam and a Colonel in Iraq.
  • Received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service and the State of New Jersey Meritorious Service Medal for Public Service.
  • Liaison to Finance, Tax Collection, Tax Assessment, Senior Services and Emergency Management.
  • Serves Stafford as Volunteer Emergency Management Coordinator and volunteers as a board member for the Jersey Shore Chapter of the Red Cross.
  • Became an Elementary School Teacher and an Adjunct Professor at Ocean County College and Georgian Court University. He has recently published his first book of historical fiction.


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