District 1 Councilor Michael Smith


  • Elected to and have served as follows.....District 1 City Councilor 2007-2009, 2009-2011, and 2011-2013 City Councilor At Large 2013-2015 and 2015-2017
  • Mayor Pro Tem 2009-2011
  • Elected to District 1 City Councilor November 2019 to serve until November, 2021
  • Reelected to District 1 City Councilor November 2021 to serve until November 2024


  • Ordinance Review Committee
  • Tax Increment Finance Board #2
  • Wichita County/City of Wichita Falls Health Board
  • Zoning Board of Adjustments
  • Landmark Commission


  • Be responsive to the needs of the citizens of District 1.
  • Protect our citizens by ensuring our first responders have the manpower, training, and equipment necessary to do their jobs.
  • Protect existing jobs, ensure the growth of new jobs, and protect Sheppard AFB jobs and missions.
     Quality of life enhancements
  • Promote enhancing our city’s quality of life and continued Infrastructure improvement.
  • Guard the environment of our city including our air, water resources, and flora and fauna.
  • Continue to work to improve all city services and maintain a cost-effective city government.


  • An educator for 37 years at City View ISD as a teacher, principal, and superintendent
  • Extensive experience in all areas of public school administration, including curriculum, personnel, finance, and public relations


  • Attended Sam Houston Elementary and Barwise Junior High
  • Graduate of Wichita Falls High School
  •  Bachelors and Masters degrees earned from Midwestern State University in Secondary Education, History, and Government
  • Texas School Administrator and Texas School Superintendent certification (additional Masters level courses)


  • Life-long resident of Wichita Falls
  • A resident of District 1 for over 60 years
  • Member and ordained Elder of New Hope Presbyterian Church
  • Married to Karen with three children and three grandchildren
  • Museum of North Texas History Board Member
  • North Texas Early Head Start Board Member
  • North Texas Housing Finance Board Member