Walter H. Smith Jr., Ph.D. Secretary
Walter H. Smith Jr., Ph.D., Secretary of The Pittsburgh Foundation Board of Directors, is the clinical director for the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and the deputy director for the department's Office of Children Youth and Families. The department serves 225,000 residents of the county and child welfare services serves 8,000 children and 9,000 adults. He retired from Family Resources after serving the organization since 1987 and as Executive Director since 1997. Family Resources serves more than 20,000 children, teens and adults residing in Allegheny County with concerns related to preventing and treating child abuse and neglect. Smith is a licensed psychologist with a private practice that specializes in treating children, couples, and families. He is the founding member of the Western Pennsylvania Family Center, an education resource center for lay and professional persons interested in family therapy and family studies.