Smith, Kay

Kay Smith was the IHPA's Bicentennial Coordinator in charge of managing and coordinating all of the events held to commemorate the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth on February 12th, 2009. During her two years as Bicentennial Coordinator, Smith worked with the Illinois Bicentennial Commission to help distribute one and a half million dollars worth of grant money to communities around Illinois that hosted Bicentennial events. In addition, she worked with numerous federal, state, and local agencies to ensure that the Bicentennial celebration went smoothly.