Barbara Smith

    Barbara brings a diverse 40 year background in fields related to societal needs.  Her management experience in healthcare, law, real estate and entrepreneurial business is poised to bring innovation, enthusiasm and dedication to the OPCS mission.

    With the belief that one must fully commit to being the best they can be, she has earned a Fellowship with the American College of Medical Practice Executives and a certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources in addition to her Master’s Degree in Organizational Management.  She has served as President of the Arizona Medical Group Management Association and as the Arizona official mentor and proctor for those seeking Certification or Fellowship.  Barbara has assisted numerous other boards, committees and management groups.  She retired from TMC Healthcare after 15 years as Director of Physician Services.

    She sought participation with OPCS as a community volunteer with the goal of helping to build a pathway of change that ends the  problem of the unhoused.