Nancy B. Smith


Nancy B. Smith
Community Engagement Director

Nancy B. Smith is the Program Manager for Community Resilience and Engagement at Office of Public Health Preparedness (OPHP), Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) located in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Smith is responsible for developing community relationships in support of emergency preparedness and community resilience in close coordination with other Public Health Departments and Boston Emergency Management Services (BEMS). Nancy earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northeastern University and has a Certificate in Maternal Child Health from the Boston University School of Public Health. Nancy completed Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health “Community  Health Leaders” Program. Nancy has worked in different departments of the Boston Public Health Commission, Substance Abuse Bureau, Homeless Commission, and the Child Adolescence and Family Health Bureau. Co-Developed “Healthy Relationships” curriculum” under the 3-city Community Healthy Marriage Initiative (CHMI) site report that includes Boston on the ACF website. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/news/press/2008/hmi_three_cities.html

Nancy is currently working on several special programming exploring (rising tides and heat island) Climate Change Adaption for the City of Boston.  Ms. Smith is lifetime member of Black Emergency Managers Association International, and member of Team Rubicon.  Ms. Smith is currently Massachusetts State Conference 2020 NAACP Transit Environment Climate Justice Committee.

Producer/Planner 2019 May and September Community Movie Series “Cooked: Survival by Zip Code” hosted in Boston and Cambridge.