Dr. Johnny L. Smith

Dr. Johnny L. Smith

Mayor of Jacksonville



BS degree in mathematics from Jacksonville State University, Master of Mathematic degree from The University of South Carolina, Ed.D. Degree with emphasis in mathematics education from The University of Alabama, one year of additional graduate study in mathematics at Emory University.

Certifications and Licenses:

Certified Municipal Official, Advanced Certified Municipal Official

Professional    Experience:

Retired from JSU as Professor of Mathematics after having taught mathematics there for 34 years; taught mathematics at the University of West Georgia for 5 years.  Member of Jacksonville, Alabama City Council for 12 years (Mayor Pro Tempore for 6 years).  Served City of Jacksonville as Mayor for the past 14 years.


Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at JSU; Member:  First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, AI. Jacksonville Exchange Club, Alabama League of Municipalities, Member – Board of Directors East Alabama Regional Planning  and Development Commission;  East Alabama Metropolitan Planning Organization, East Alabama Co-Operative Purchasing Association, State of Alabama Trails Commission.


Married to Sarah Lewis Smith; three children and six grandchildren.

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