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 seconds.
Mayor McGinn appointed Ms. Smith in early June 2010. She is the former director of the Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services , part of the State of Georgia Department of Human Services.