Cabinet Minister

The Honourable Marsha Smith MP

The Honourable

Marsha Smith MP

State Minister in the Ministry of Education and Youth

The Hon. Marsha Smith, MP was appointed State Minister in the Ministry of Education and Youth on May 22, 2023. Prior to this, she served as Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, following her appointment on September 14, 2020.

She born and raised in the parish of Saint Ann. She was educated at Brown’s Town Primary School, Westwood High School, Brown’s Town Community College, the University of the West Indies and Norman Manley Law School. She was admitted to practice law in 1997. Her areas of practice include general legal advice, probate, conveyancing, and civil litigation.

She served as a member of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal in the capacity of a Deputy Chairman from October 2017 to February 2019 and as the Chairman from March 2019 to August 2020.

She was elected to represent the constituency of North East St. Ann in September 2020.

Her interests include music, history, world affairs, calligraphy and video gaming. She is a member of the Jamaican Bar Association, Northern Law Society Jamaica, Brown’s Town Methodist Church and Voices of Dawn Choir, Providence Methodist Church.