Gina Smith is a retired real estate agent who was a Project Sales Manager for over 32 years with S & S Construction, a division of Shapell Industries. In that capacity she oversaw the design, construction, and sales of numerous local developments in the Long Beach, Orange County and Palos Verdes areas. In the Long Beach area her projects included Bixby Village Townhomes and Patio Homes, Bixby Riviera, and University Park Homes. She enjoys working with many local groups and was on the Board of Women of 40+ for nine years. Gina has been involved with the St Mary Medical Center Foundation since the late 1980s. She is also dedicated to working with the C.A.R.E. program which she considers to be the Gold Standard for HIV care and treatment. She is privileged to have the St Mary Medical Center Emergency Room named after her and her late mother Dorene Smith. She holds a BA in Arts from California State University at Fullerton.