Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2010

Born Feb. 9, 1959, in Pensacola, Fla.

Education: Graduate of University of West Florida (B.A. in accounting), 1984; Creighton University (MBA), 1996.

Family: Married Ruth Blair, Oct. 3, 1987; two children.

Occupation: Owner, Norm’s Door Service.

Former: Manager, Omaha Public Power District.

Member: State chair, ALEC; Offutt Advisory Council; board, Wings Over the Heartland; Suburban Rotary Club of Omaha; board, Nebraska Make-A-Wish Foundation; board of directors, Ralston Schools Foundation; advisory council, Papillion La Vista Schools; Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; Ralston-Area Chamber of Commerce; Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce.

Former member: Operating board, UNMC/MMI; Nebraska State One-Call Board; planning commission, City of Papillion; planning commission, City of Ralston.

Read the Unicameral Update’s feature article on Sen. Smith.