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Kim Smith

At-Large Councilmember
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Kim Smith is a City of Rochester native elected to City Council in 2020. Her work on City Council has prioritized community-building initiatives as she works to forge relationships that lead to effective governing.  

  With a Master’s of Public Administration from SUNY Brockport, Kim led a 25-year-long career in public service with the Monroe County Department of Public Health. Before her departure, Kim worked with the County’s Disease Control Unit where she created and managed Monroe County Partnering to end the Epidemic, a coalition of people living with HIV/AIDS who work alongside clinical and non-clinical organizations to strengthen access to HIV/AIDS care.  

  Currently, Kim is the Political Director for VOCAL-US (Voices of Community Activists and Leaders).  VOCAL works directly with impacted individuals and elected officials to create policies that will end HIV, Homelessness, The Overdose Crisis and Mass incarceration.   

  As an At-Large member of City Council, Kim is the Liaison for the Police Accountability Board and the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative.  She is a member of the Neighborhood and Business Development, Finance, and Public Safety Committees.  Kim also serves on the Rochester Housing Task Force and leads the 3x3x3 Committee, comprising  three City Councilmembers, three Monroe County Legislators and three RCSD School Board Commissioners. 

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For more information contact Kim Smith at (585) 428-7538 or

Kim Smith