Elzie Smith has been the City Manager for the City of Cleveland since 2006. Prior to that, he was the Mayor of the City of Pawnee for 11 years, and was selected Oklahoma Mayor of the Year in 2002. Elzie earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University.
Elzie has been married to his wife Janice for 35 years and has one son, Cory, who resides in Oklahoma City. Janice is a pre-K teacher for the Cleveland Public Schools. They enjoy boating and cooking out with friends on Lake Keystone.