- Horry County Schools
- Meet the Board
Helen Smith returns to the Horry County Board of Education after 16 years to represent District 6, serving communities in Socastee, St. James, and Carolina Forest for a four-year term ending in 2022. Smith was the former Chair of the Board of Education from 1996 through 2002 and represented District 6 from 1982 until a successful, mid-term run for Chair in 1996.
Smith is a native of Socastee and a graduate of Socastee High School. She opened her own business at age 22 and after 32 years, she turned her salon over to her daughter-in-law and began a new career as a project manager for S. E. Smith Construction Company, Inc., overseeing commercial and residential construction projects, including the Socastee Branch Library and multiple fire stations throughout Horry County. Smith “retired,” again, after 12 years of managing building projects.
Smith and her husband, Randy, have been married for 50 years and have three adult children and seven grandchildren.
Helen Smith, District 6
3803 Ed Smith Ave.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Term Expires: 2022