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Marcelle Smith


Marcelle Smith was appointed to the Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Board of Directors in 2018 and served on the previous Board of Directors​ for five years.

He has been a county commissioner for Halifax County since 2007 and was a member of the Five County Mental Health Authority board. Smith was on the planning committee that designed the governance structure for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare.

Smith has an extensive background in community service, including service to Mary’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, member and past chair of the Halifax County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, assistant secretary for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., and a volunteer fire fighter with the Tillery Volunteer Fire Department. He served on the Scotland Neck Town Council from 2005-2007 and was a member of the Fayetteville State University Board of Trustees from 1999-2000. Smith serves on the North Carolina Association of Counties Public Safety Committee, as well as the Choanoke Area Development Association Board of Directors.

Smith has also worked in the Halifax County School system as a teacher and counselor, and most recently with the Department of Juvenile Justice as a Juvenile Court Counselor. Additionally, he is co-owner/Chief Operating Officer/Secretary-Treasurer for New Beginnings Funeral Service, Inc.

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