Westlake City Council, Ward 4
Northeast Ohio, Local
Having dedicated her entire career to public service, Jennifer Meyer knows what it takes to lead and connect with her community. Jennifer was raised in the Cleveland area and has been living in Westlake for 13 years. After earning her BA in Sociology and Criminal Justice from the University of Dayton, Jennifer returned to the area and received her Juris Doctor from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Jennifer is raising her family in the Westlake City School District, participating as an active member of both Westlake Elementary PTA and Dover Intermediate PTA.
As the Assistant Director of Law and Risk Manager at the City of Parma Law Department, Jennifer represents the City of Parma in civil rights issues and assists in resolving all of the city’s legal issues. This gives her a deep understanding of local government and the role its citizens, lawmakers, and safety forces all play to work together and create a strong community.
As a member of Westlake City Council, Ward 4, Jennifer vows to create open lines of communication with her fellow residents regarding safety and economic concerns and will strive to give young families and women a voice in local government. Jennifer has a passion for lifting up young people in the community, and mentors potential and current college students with ‘Cleveland College Now’ to help them achieve successful entrance and completion of their programs. She also serves as a mentor for the Ohio Supreme Court New Lawyer Program, guiding new lawyers as they begin their careers.