Montecito Rotary’s New President

By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 14, 2018
Todd Smith has been named new president of the Rotary Club of Montecito

Todd P. Smith has been chosen as the new president of the Rotary Club of Montecito beginning July 1. Smith, a retired residential real estate broker-owner with a lengthy resume of nonprofit leadership and consulting activities, will guide the service club in fulfilling its mission to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace.

With a degree in business administration from the University of Arizona, Smith pursued a career in the motion picture industry and has worked in various capacities on more than 45 feature films before retiring to Austin, Texas, in 1991 to work in real estate and raise his family. Smith was elected president of the Rotary Club of Austin for 2014-15. A member of the Directors Guild of America, Smith is a self-proclaimed cinephile and serves in a volunteer leadership role with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Additionally, Smith volunteers for the Downtown Holiday Parade committee, Kiwanis of Santa Barbara, and other civic organizations.

Formed in 1953, the Rotary Club of Montecito supports the efforts of Rotary International to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs. 

The Rotary Club of Montecito currently meets at noon on Tuesdays at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Those interested in more information on the non-profit organization may email Smith at or visit the organization’s website at


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