Kelley J. Smith

Resident, Ward 7

Kelley Smith is a compliance officer for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Standards Administration, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). 

As a compliance officer, Smith serves as team leader on regular accountability reviews of OFCCP regional program operations to determine how the agency can operate more efficiently, while successfully accomplishing the agency’s mission of identifying systemic discrimination. She also serves as team leader on special projects that investigate and identify challenges meriting national office attention and provides recommendations to management. She conducts compliance evaluations of affirmative action programs to ensure provision of equal opportunity in all aspects of contractors’ employment systems. 

Previously, Smith worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Strategic Planning Office as a program analyst.    

Smith’s professional skill sets are diverse. She brings leadership, project management, program evaluation and analysis, strategic planning, database development and training and education experience to the DC Public Library Board of Trustees.

She has and continues to participate in various community outreach endeavors. In 2007, she served as the special event coordinator and chair of the Tamika and Friends First Annual Beat the Clock! Cervical Cancer and HPV Prevention and Awareness 4K Walk in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Smith is a member of DOL’s Labors Effective Advocates for Development (LEAD), which regularly volunteers in the community by partnering with local nonprofits serving food to the homeless, providing back-to-school supplies to students, and cleaning up local schools. Smith is also an active member of the Willing Workers Ministry at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden.  

Smith earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Dartmouth College and her Master’s in Public Administration from Howard University.