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- Occupation: Community Learning Center Institute, Assistant Director
- Elected to City Council in 2011
- Vice-chair of Council's Job Growth Committee; member of Budget Committee and Public Safety Committee
- B.A., Princeton University; Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University
- Board member with the Freestore Foodbank, Jewish Community Relations Council, and Breakthrough Cincinnati
- Host of the radio show "Talk of the Town with PG Sittenfeld" on 1230AM WDBZ
- Craft a responsible, balance budget that prioritizes basic services and which does not rely on selling off valuable city assets.
- Foster an environment conducive to job creation and economic development.
- Partner with our school system to address poverty so that more of our young people are empowered as educated, productive future citizens and employees
- Occupation: Cincinnati City Council
- Bachelor of Science
- Master of Education
- Authentic Leadership Development Certification, Harvard Business School
- Strong Safety and Security
- Empowerment of our 52 Neighborhoods
- Keeping Police Officers and Fire Fighters on the street
- Occupation: attorney
- served previously for 18 years as member of Cincinnati City Council including 3 years as mayor; also elected to the 103rd U.S. Congress
- Graduate of Harvard College cum laude and Harvard Law School magna cum laude
- served in US Navy for four years as destroyer officer including service during the Cuban Missile Crisis
- practicing attorney with Mann & Mann LLC
Yvette Renee Simpson
- Restore responsibe budgeting that does not rely on one-time resources or the sale or lease of assets to generate funds
- A balance between downtowm and neighborhoods
- Increase employment opportunities
- Occupation: Attorney at Ulmer & Berne and Current City Council Member
- Enrolled in Xavier University's Executive MBA program
- Former Director, Pre-Law Program, Miami University
- J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law
- B.A. & B.S. Miami University
- YWCA Rising Star and Board Member
- Business Courier, Forty Under 40
- Focusing on Small Business
- Helping Cincinnati Youth succeed
- Strengthening our 52 Neighborhoods
- Occupation: Councilmember, City of Cincinnati
- Graduate of Xavier University & University of Dayton Law School
- Former Chief Financial Officer of The Seidewitz Group
- 2013 White House Champion of Change
- Leader in the effort to repeal Article XII from Cincinnati's City Charter
- Former staffer and campaign manager for Vice-Mayor David Crowley
Christopher E.C. Smitherman
- Reversing Population Loss & Creating Jobs
- Reaching Financial Stability
- Creating an inclusive and welcoming city
- Occupation: Financial Planner
- Married 22 years with 5 children
- Small Business owner for 15 years
- Solving the Cincinnati Pension crisis
- Balancing the budget
- Delivering basic services
- Occupation: City Councilmember
- Cincinnati Police Officer
- Airman of the United States Air Force
- Teacher, Cincinnati Public Schools
- City of Cincinnati Assistant Director of Personnel
- Pursue Shared Service & Public-Private Partnership Opportunities
- Taking out into the Neighborhoods the Development We have Seen in Over-the-Rhine & Downtown
- Taking a Holistic Approach to Public Safety
- Occupation: Attorney
- UC Law School Professor
- Chairman of the Board - Drake Center
- Member, Advisory Council on Diversity Initiatives, Ohio State Bar,
- Member, Variety of other Charitable Boards
- Co-Chair, City of Cincinnati Task Force on Visitability
- Member, Task Force on Reform of Hamilton County Government
- Budget - To Protect the Safety of the Public
- Budget - To Preserve Our Neighborhoods and Stop Blight
- Budget - To Promote Job Growth and Economic Development
- Occupation: Small Business Owner
- 14 years Procter & Gamble - Global Business Development
- Bachelor Degree - Economics
- Board Member - Hamilton County Elderly Services Program
- Past President - Hyde Park Neighborhood Council
- Past Board Member - Invest in Neighborhoods
- Public Safety - stronger council support for our Police and Fire Divisions
- Advocate for the taxpayer - lower taxes and reasonable spending
- Fiscal Responsibility - smart government/living within our means
- Occupation: Small Business Owner, Video Production
- Chair, Mayor's Green Steering Committee
- Chair, Strategic Growth Committee of City Council
- Peabody Award Winning I-Team Reporter, WCPO-TV 1995-2007
- Wife & Mother, with children in Cincinnati Public Schools
- Miami University, Oxford, OH Graduate
- Member of Mt. Lookout & Columbia Tusculum Community Councils
- Sustainable & Balanced City Budget
- Develop Great Neighborhoods
- Build Wasson Way Bike Trail and more bike paths & trails
- Occupation: Executive Director at the Strive Partnership
- Director of Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
- Master's in Divinity from Harvard
- Fix Budget and Pension shortfalls
- Focus on neighborhood revitalization
- Work to ensure universal pre-school for three and four year olds
- Occupation: Social Worker
- Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, State Commissioner
- Kennedy Heights Community Council, President
- University of Cincinnati School of Social Work Alumni Board, Vice Chair
- Ohio Citizen Action "Emerging Leader" Award Recipient, 2010
- City of Cincinnati CDAB (Community Development Advisory Board), Member
- MSW, Masters of Social Work, Administration University of Cincinnati (2005)
- Safe and Thriving Neighborhoods
- Increase Family-Supporting Jobs
- Responsible and Balanced Budget
- Occupation: City Council Member
- MBA Sullivan University, Summa Cum Laude graduate
- BA Sociology, University of Cincinnati
- Hamilton County Municipal and Common Pleas Court Bailiff
- Former Intake Officer/Mediator, Private Complaint Program
- Former District Manager, U.S. Dept.of Commerce Census Bureau
- Ombudsman/Mediator, Cincinnati Public Schools
- Greater focus on public safety and citizen engagement
- Creating a structurally sound budget that adequately provides for basic services
- Increasing transparency to ensure that the community is fully engaged and well-informed on the decision making process within city government.
- Occupation: Active citizen volunteer
- I am an elected member of the Cincinnati School Board
- I am a mother of five and a Cincinnati native.
- I am a former vice president for ArtsWave (formerly the Fine Arts Fund).
- I have an MBA from Xavier University and an bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati.
- I spent 15 years as a child and family welfare professional.
- I am the former president of Cincinnati Parents for Public Schools.
- I will advance policies that enable innovators to create jobs and grow the local economy in ways that raise the income levels of Cincinnati families.
- I will foster collaboration between the city and local schools to ensure a quality education for all Cincinnati children that leads to career success.
- I will demand fiscal accountability and transparent governance of City Council and the city administration.
- Occupation: Consultant
- Former City Councilmember
- Small Business Owner
- United States Navy Disable Veteran
- Walnut Woods Homeowners Association, President
- Melrose YMCA Board Chairperson
- Xavier University -Polictic Science (Attended)
- Support Job Creation - Balance Budget
- Support Small Business - Safety - Police/Fire - Reduce crime/gang violence in our neighborhoods
- Support Lower Taxes - Basic Delivery of City Service at no cost to residents and businesses in city limits
- Occupation: Candidate for Cincinnati City Council
- Director of Community Affairs, Mayor's Office
- Talbert House, Board of Directors
- Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau, Board of Directors
- Community Action Agency, Board of Directors
- Children's Hunger Alliance, Board of Directors
- Workforce Investment Board, Board of Directors
- Structurally Balancing the City Budget
- Public Safety & Neighborhood Growth
- Job and Workforce Development
- Occupation: Politician
- Teacher & Administrator
- Board Member/Chair of Several Organizations
- Nonprofit Founder, Choices Cafe
- MA in English/MBA in Nonprofit Management
- Community Organizer/Affordable Housing Advocate
- Recipient of the Jefferson Award, HRC Ally Award, Forty Under 40, XU's Magis Award
- An Economically Moral Cincinnati
- Affordable Housing/Anti-Displacement Legislation
- Well-vetted Capital Investment That Provides Jobs, Promotes Safety, and Retains Citizens
- Occupation: Financial Advisor
- I am a licensed financial advisor who has over 10 years of banking and finance epxerience.
- I am a graduate of the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
- I attended Tennessee State University where I studied Political Science and Finance.
- I was born and raised in Cincinnati Ohio, where I grew up in Bond Hill.
- I am very passionate and committed to helping improve the quality of life for others.
- I have mentored students in math and reading for over ten years, I have volunteered for programs such as the Big Brother Big Sister program.
- I am committted to aggresively fighting the gun violence and crimes that currently plague our streets and neighborhoods.
- I am committed to ensuring that the City of Cincinnati stop spending money on major projects that the city simply cannot afford.
- I am committed to fighting for all the neighborhoods of Cincinnati to ensure that each of them receives equal shares of money to redevelop them.
- Occupation: Small Business Owner
- B.S. Political Science from Morehouse College
- former legislative aide at City Hall
- Charter Board member
Timothy Joseph Dornbusch
- Comprehensive neighborhood developement
- Expanding opportunities for small businesses
- Engaging the youth of our city
- Occupation: Plumbing & Electrical
- mechanical contractor
- ohio licensed plumbing mechanic
- ohio licenced electrical technician
- ohio licenced backflow water tester
- licensed MSD sewer tapper contractor
- licensed water works contractor
- balancing the budget
- correcting the underfunded pension
- reducing government and taxes
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