Melissa Smith is a lifelong Democrat who grew up in Georgia. Melissa and her husband moved to Hingham in 2008, and welcomed their son in 2011. In the run up to the 2016 presidential election, Melissa realized that MA is stuck in a rut, and decided to leave her career as a retail consultant and push for change.
Town-appointed member of the Hingham Water Supply Committee since 2016
Hingham Democratic Town Committee Member since 2017, State Convention Delegate 17-19, Parade Chair 18-19
South Shore Action Steering Committee Member since 2017
Mass Women’s Political Caucus South Shore Vice-Chair since 2019
Col. Lothrup Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Member since 2018, Constitution Week and Communications Chair 2019
Campaign manager to the Dr. Katie McBrine for State Senate campaign, 2018, and advisor to many other South Shore campaigns in the year since