Director for Social Services, Salvation Army, U.S. Western Territory / NW Division
Major Phil Smith is currently positioned in Seattle as Director for Social Services with The Salvation Army’s U.S. Western Territory / NW Division. This designation includes oversight of 10 different social service programs serving families and individuals in poverty and crisis. Major Smith has additionally served in a variety of settings over the last 25 years within The Salvation Army to include Executive Director of the San Francisco Harbor Light Center, Chief Administrator for the Santa Barbara Hospitality House as well as corresponding Corps Officer appointments where he and his wife Major Lawry Smith served as Senior Pastors. Major Smith and his family including their adult son have resided in Seattle for 3 years and have embraced the Northwest as their home. Major Smith is a proud United States Air Force Veteran having served 10 years active duty prior to answering God’s call to Salvation Army ministry and service.