Curriculum Vitae

H. Lyn Smith, CMAT, CMTT
Smith & Co.
P.O. Box 7577
Akron, Ohio 44306

    Education / Work Experiences:

1961 Graduate Akron East High School
1961 - 1964 University of Akron (College of Education, full time)
1964 - 1967 University of Akron (Evening College, part time)
1964 - 1968 Children's Hospital, Dept. Head Housekeeping/Maintenance
1968 Business started: Smith's Pure Oil Service
    Service Station, general repair
1970 - 1973 University Union Service
    Service Station, General Repair, Automotive Machine Services
1970 - Date University of Akron, Part Time Faculty (Continuing Education)
1973 - 1977 Smith & Co. Union Service
    Service Station, general repair, automotive machine services
1977 - 1989 Smith & Co.
    General Repair, Automotive Machine Services
1984 - 1986 Stark State College, Part Time Faculty (Automotive Technology)
1989 - Date Smith & Co. (Experts in Forensic Mechanics)
    Consultant, Accident Investigator, Expert Witness, Professional Trainer
        servicing: Attorneys, Insurance Companies, and Law Enforcement
1989 - 1997 Designed & Implemented Auto Tech Training Model (Akron Public Schools)

    Professional, Community and Personal Involvement's:

NIASE Certified Master Automotive & Heavy Duty Technician (< 1% Techs Cert.)
NIASE Certified Master Automotive & Heavy Duty Technician Emeritus
Ohio Career Education Association, Board of Trustees
Summit County Tech Prep Steering Committee, member
Four Cities Educational Compact, Auto Tech Advisory Committee Chair
Portage Lakes Career Center, Consultant Auto Tech Department
Awarded Ohio's Outstanding Community Leader, State of Ohio Career Education Association 1997 (development of Auto Tech Training Model)
Akron Public Schools (APS) Business Advisory Committee (1993 - Date)
Positions Held:
    Business/School Partnerships Subcommittee, Chair
    Adopt a Class Initiative, Member (Adopted 10 classes to date)
    Career Education Subcommittee, member, past Chair
    Public Relations/Customer Service, member
Driving Inventions - Cars & Culture 2002 Exhibit, National Inventor's Hall of Fame, Planning Committee
Designed and Implemented Science, Math and Social Studies instructional partnerships with area elementary, middle and high schools, 1991 -         date.
Designed and Implemented High School Applied Academic Study Partnerships with area Police Departments, Ohio Highway Patrol, City of Akron, University of Akron and Stark State College of Technology.
Instructor, Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
    "Evidentiary Review of Accidents", University of Akron, Instructor/Designer
    "From Investigation to Settlement, Considerations in Personal Injury Cases", University of Akron / Akron Bar Association, Co-Instructor
Ohio Department of Highway Safety / Motorcycle Safety Foundation:
    Certified Motorcycle Rider Instructor
Member, North Central Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools
    Accreditation Evaluation Team: Vocational Education & Guidance Services
Consultant, Akron, Hudson, Norton and Barberton Police Departments
Chair, The Police Officer’s Traffic Safety Council of Summit County
Special Examiner, The City of Akron Civil Service Commission
Conceived, designed and taught, Continuing Education Auto Tech - UA:
    What Every Women Should Know About a Car
    Basic Automotive Theory
    Automotive High Performance Clinic
    Automotive Tune-up and Brakes
    Automotive Electric Systems
Past Chairman, Akron Regional Public Schools Advisory Committees for Automotive Technology
Past Chairman, Youth Services Grant Committee, Summit County Juvenile Court
Past Chairman, Victim Repayment Grant Board, Summit County Juvenile Court
Board Member, Residential Intervention Center, Akron/Summit YWCA
Established the first partnership between the Akron Public Schools and Stark State using Post Secondary Funding Options to assist Auto Tech         Students.
Stark State College of Technology, Auto Tech Advisory Committee, member
State of Ohio Dept. of Ed. Tech Prep Steering Committee, Summit County
VICA/Skills USA Auto Tech Regional Skills Contest, Judge
Worked with Transport Canada - Montreal
    re: bus accidents
Trained "Material Damage Specialists"
    Insurance Cos. re: Commercial Vehicles, Buses, and Heavy Equip.
American Bus Association, Judge, regional tech contests
Consultant to Bus Companies, re: maintenance & repairs
    Coach USA, Gray Lines, Classic Transportation Group
Ohio Board of Education, Auto Tech OCAP Development Team
Instructor, Southern Summit County (OH) Citizens Police Academy
Member, APS Strategic Planning Committee
Ford/AAA Student Skills Contest, Ohio Committee, Member / Judge
Akron Boards of Trade, Outstanding Community Leader, Development of Business/School Partnerships
APS BIE (Business/Industry/Education) Day, Program Design Committee Member
Board Member, Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles Concours d'Elegance
Chairman, Glenmoor Garage (Seminar Activities), Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles Concours d'Elegance
The Great Race 1998, (Tacoma to Boston) Technical Support Staff
IHRA All American Nationals, Champion A/SR
AHRA Grand Nationals, Runner-up A/G
Member, APS Long Range Planning Committee
Producer, Instructional Video Tapes, Summit Racing Equipment
DECA Regional Student Skills Contest, Judge
NTSB Presenter, Safety/Maintenance Issues, 11 - 15 Passenger Buses

Lyn Smith,
Sep 6, 2015, 6:31 AM