Councilmember Meeka D. Owens

Councilmember, City of Cincinnati

Councilmember Meeka D. Owens was first elected to Cincinnati City Council in 2021. Prior to her time on Council, she earned degrees from Miami and Xavier University. She then went into community organizing, joining many boards, and eventually worked at the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Office. Now, as a Councilmember, she chairs the Climate, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee and serves on the Budget and Finance and Equitable Growth and Housing Committees. During her first term she championed the passage of the 2023 Green Cincinnati Plan. Councilmember Owens enters her second term on Council looking to continue the collaborative spirit that makes true systems change in and around City Hall.