Germaine Smith-Baugh

Urban League of Broward County

Germaine Smith-Baugh, president, Urban League of Broward County.

Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Broward County. Founded in 1975, the Urban League of Broward County is an affiliate of the National Urban League, a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Serving as President and CEO since 2006, Dr. Smith-Baugh was appointed as the only woman and the youngest administrator to lead an Urban League affiliate in Florida. She is credited with several achievements within the community including one of the most significant accomplishments in the agency’s history; the launching of a $9 million dollar Community Empowerment Center. The center expanded the programs and services offered by the Urban League and further advanced its mission of assisting African Americans to achieve social and economic equality. Germaine credits her accomplishments to a strong commitment to her faith and family and the demonstration of hard work and perseverance by her parents serve as a cornerstone in Germaine’s success. Dr. Smith-Baugh is married to Paul Allan Baugh, an administrator for the School Board of Broward County, and is the mother of one son, Allan Nathaniel Baugh and a daughter, Victoria Niara Baugh