Peter I. Smith serves as the First District representative on the Anne Arundel County Council. Additionally, he served as a Resource Manager for the Department of Defense where he managed the United States Marine Corps SIGINT manpower and budget footprint at the National Security Agency. He has served in the United States Marine Corps for 17 years and is a Captain in the Marine Corps Reserves.
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology and an Associates of Art Degree in General Studies. He is a Certified Defense Financial Manager, Contracting Officer Representative, and has attended the National Cryptologic School for Satellite and Network Fundamentals.