Crystal Smith


Crystal Smith, is a lifelong resident of Canton, Ohio, a graduate of Timken Senior High, a wife, a mother, and the CEO of Stark Youth Technology Center Co.

Stark Youth Technology Center Co. is a transformative force in Ohio's healthcare and foster care sector, founded and led by Crystal Smith. With over a decade of experience in childcare and nearly five years in the developmental disabilities field, Crystal has established this agency to provide dedicated services to Stark County and neighboring regions, including Akron, Youngstown, Columbus, Wooster, and New Philadelphia.

The agency's core mission revolves around empowering individuals with developmental disabilities and foster children aged 14 and above, fostering lives of independence and purpose.

As a City Councilwoman, Crystal Smith is committed to serving her community and advocating for positive change. With a passion for Economic Development, Crystal brings a unique perspective to local government, balancing her roles as a wife, mother, and business owner with her commitment to public service.

Crystal's journey into public service was inspired by her deep love for her city and her desire to contribute to its growth and prosperity. As a mother, she understands the importance of creating a safe, vibrant, and inclusive environment for families to thrive. As a business owner, she brings valuable insights into economic development and entrepreneurship, recognizing the pivotal role that small businesses play in driving local economies.

Through her role as City Councilwoman, Crystal plans to champion opportunities to improve public infrastructure, enhance educational opportunities, and promote sustainable urban development. She will do her best to be a vocal advocate for policies that support working families, promote diversity and inclusion, and foster a sense of community pride.


Term Expiration

December 31, 2025

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