The St. Martin, Iberia, Lafayette Community Action Agency, Inc., or SMILE (as it is widely known by its popular acronym), serves as the primary provider of social services in our tri-parish regions of Louisiana. Chartered as a 501 (c)(3), tax-exempt corporation in 1968, the central office is headquartered in Lafayette. This year, the Agency celebrates its 49th anniversary.
SMILE operates under the administration of Chief Executive Officer Christopher Williams, Ph.D. He oversees a managerial staff that includes the Chief Financial Officer, Director of Field Operations, Director of Human Resources, Director of Grants/Communications, Health and Wellness Project Director and Resource Program Developer.