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annie Smith JonesAnnie Smith-Jones


Annie Smith-Jones resides with her husband, Donald Jones and their three Portuguese Water Dogs in Bridgewater, Vermont with time also spent at their condo in Seabrook Island, SC.  Annie and Don own an environmental consulting firm that specializes in contamination assessment and remediation.  Their expertise has given them the opportunity to travel with a non-profit landing them in Dakar, Senegal for a lead battery clean up as well as in Mexican villages with lead-based ceramic glaze pollution. Annie continues to work full time.

Annie has a Master’s degree in Social Work with a psychiatric concentration and a Bachelors in Elementary and Special Ed. She has worked at a Community Mental Health Center in Wisconsin providing counselling services and running their intermediate care program helping clients return to their community.  From there Annie worked with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and then with the Massachusetts Department of Social Services supervising Master level social workers responsible for running their foster care and adoption programs.

More recently from 2018-2023 Annie was an elected official for the Seabrook Island Utility Commission overseeing the water and waste water treatment plant for the community.  As Chair for four years, Annie was involved with the regulatory and funding agencies, the local town council and mayor as well as resolving public issues.

Currently Annie serves on the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America’s board of directors as their Treasurer.  Annie enjoys her four local grandchildren, playing pickleball, fused glass work and trialing in agility with her Portuguese Water dogs.