Tallahassee, FL - September 25, 2012
Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Jeffrey R. Smith to the position of Indian River County Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Smith, 56, of Vero Beach, has been chief deputy of the Indian River County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office since 2009 and has been serving as interim clerk since July 1, 2012. He previously was assistant tax collector for Indian River County from 2001 to 2009 and was an accountant for the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners. His community involvement includes serving as chair of the Salvation Army of Indian River County Board of Directors since 2011 and as treasurer for Indian River Habitat for Humanity from 2005 to 2007. Smith received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida. He will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Jeffrey K. Barton and is appointed for a term beginning September 25, 2012, and ending January 7, 2013.