Henry County Commission Chairman Tommy Smith may be just beginning his first term as the head of the Board of Commissioners, but he is not new to local government. He served two terms as a Councilman and 24 years as Mayor for the City of Hampton, and worked for Henry County as an Executive Assistant to the Board of Commissioners from 2003-2008. He is an Eagle Scout who served in the United States Air Force and is retired from the FAA as an air traffic controller.
Tommy is a lifelong resident of Henry County and graduate of Henry County High School. He and his wife, Gayle, have been married 46 years and have raised their four children in their home in Hampton, Georgia. The Smiths are members of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church where Tommy served as a Trustee.