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Alan R. Smith
Title: Council President
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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