Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney
Kearney is a lawyer and the co-founder and president of Sesh Communications, which publishes the Cincinnati Herald. She was appointed to council in March 2020 to replace Tamaya Dennard.
Cramerding is a labor lawyer and West Side activist. He was part of a group recently helping chart the local Democratic party's future. He serves on the West Price Hill community council and is a founding member of Price Hill Will, a community development corporation. Cramerding has worked on numerous campaigns and is a leader in the county Democratic Party.
Harris is a retired professional ballet dancer, trained clinical social worker and licensed therapist who currently serves as the director of community life for the Community Builders, a nonprofit affordable housing developer. He is also the founder of InContext Advising LLC, where he has worked with local and national nonprofits, educators and health care providers on issues related to mental health, LGBTQ equality and social policy. He was appointed to the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority Board by the Hamilton County Commission in January 2020 and currently serves as the board chair for Equality Ohio.
Jeffreys is an entrepreneur, who formerly worked at Procter & Gamble for 16 years. He is an elected trustee for the Clifton Town Meeting and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation. He also is a founder of Go Vibrant, the largest network of urban walking routes in the country. He's the son of an immigrant and husband to Pamela, a pediatrician on the west side. He grew up working poor and worked his way through college in construction and as a janitor. He's spent the past dozen years creating equitable opportunity in Cincinnati: bringing athletics to hundreds of CPS kids, making the streets safer to walk and bike and creating the GoVibrantscape at Smale Park.
Johnson was a Cincinnati Police officer for 33 years and was the president of the Sentinel Police Association, a group of black officers whose mission is community policing. Johnson worked behind the scenes on the Collaborative Agreement between the police department and citizens after the 2001 civil unrest. He is an elder at Christ Emmanuel Christian Fellowship Ministries in Walnut Hills.
Keating was appointed to replace P.G. Sittenfeld, who was suspended from council after being indicted on federal corruption charges. She is the marketing director for the Jim Stengel Co., a marketing and consulting think tank. She's the daughter of the late Bill Keating Jr., a lawyer who was known for his community involvement, and the granddaughter of former Enquirer publisher and U.S. Rep. Bill Keating, who died in May.
Landsman runs a consulting firm called the 767 Group that focuses on education and child advocacy work. He won election in 2017. While on council, he worked to pass a comprehensive eviction-prevention program. Prior to council, Landsman was best known for his work on the Cincinnati Preschool Promise campaign.
Owens graduated from Purcell Marian High School before getting a bachelor's degree from Miami University, and a master's degree in education from Xavier University. She works at the Hamilton County Courthouse, currently doing contact tracing for the county. An organizer at heart, she co-founded the Greater Cincinnati Voter Collaborative. She teaches a dance class at the YMCA.
Parks recently served as Hamilton County Commissioner, appointed to replace Todd Portune before Portune's death. Prior to that, she was Portune's chief of staff. She served in the U.S. Air Force from 1976 to 1980.