Lindsey Smith
Curriculum/Institute Chair, NLC Nashville

Lindsey is a dedicated, young professional and community organizer from Nashville, TN.

She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Strategic Communication from the University of Kentucky and returned to Nashville shortly after.

Lindsey serves as President of the Davidson County Young Democrats, where she influences her peers to stay engaged in the political process. She previously interned at the Tennessee Democratic Party where she spent most of her weekends volunteering and learning about grassroots efforts to fight for progressive values in Tennessee. In addition to her leadership experience, she participated in the competitive training program New Leaders Council and now serves as Co-Curriculum Chair of the Nashville chapter to continue building progressive infrastructure across the state of Tennessee.

Lindsey’s background in organizing also includes working as a Field Organizer on the Karl Dean for Governor campaign during the 2018 midterm election. She continued her career in politics as Campaign Manager for Bob Mendes’ Council-At-Large campaign in 2019, where she successfully managed the only campaign to win outright in a crowded field of 15 avoiding a runoff election. Now, Lindsey is a District Scheduler for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Through her enthusiasm and energy, Lindsey is the blue wave that Democrats need.