Smedile was first elected to the Board of Selectmen in 2001, after having served on the Finance Committee. Last year, when she was re-elected to her fifth term on the board, she was unopposed.
She and her husband, James Smedile, have three adult sons: Ryan, a captain serving in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division; Christopher, an executive recruiter; and Timothy, who is employed by an environmental firm.
Smedile earned a special education degree with honors from Boston College. She is president of the Connelly Real Estate Co.