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HSD director resigns for job in Virginia

Dannette R. Smith, Director of the Seattle Human Services Department for the past three years, is resigning to take a position as Human Services Director for the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Her last day with the city will be Friday, June 14, 2013. “I’m very proud of the work Dannette has done to bring […]


HSD Director presents report to City Council

Human Services Department Director Dannette R. Smith and Deputy Director Catherine Lester presented HSD’s Director Report to the City Council’s Housing, Human Services, Health & Culture Committee on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Go to 28:18 in this video tape. The report highlighted several key department programs and initiatives.


Community honors HSD Director Dannette Smith

HSD Director Dannette R. Smith was honored as a “Leader of Vision and Integrity” at an evening reception on Thursday, November 17th at the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). More than 100 people attended the event including Mayor McGinn and Councilmember Nick Licata, who presented Dannette with an award to commemorate her leadership in […]


Dannette R. Smith confirmed as Human Services Director

On Monday, Oct. 11, the Seattle City Council unanimously confirmed Dannette R. Smith to be Director of the Seattle Human Services Department. A few minutes later, she was sworn in to office by City Clerk Monica Simmons. To view the Seattle Channel video click on this link and advance the tape about 1 minute 50 […]


Dannette Smith named Human Services director

On Tuesday, June 8, Mayor Mike McGinn appointed Dannette R. Smith, of Fairburn, Ga., as the new director of the Seattle Human Services Department. Smith currently is director of the Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services, part of the State of Georgia Department of Human Services and the state’s largest human services agency. […]

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