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Mayor & Council

A City Charter amendment in 1927 established the Council-Manager form of government. In this form of City government, an elected Mayor and City Council set policy and conduct City business. The Mayor and Council appoint a professional City Manager to carry out the day-to-day operations of City government.

Terms of service are for four years. Pay is $12,000 annually. The Mayor is elected every four years. The next Mayoral election is set for 2014. Pay is $24,000 annually.


Mick Cornett

Mick Cornett

Mick Cornett became Oklahoma City's 35th mayor on March 2, 2004.  He is just the fourth mayor in the City’s history to be elected to a third term.


James Greiner
Ward One

James Greiner was elected to his first term in 2013.

Dr. Ed Shadid
Ward Two

Dr. Ed Shadid was elected in the April 5th, 2011 general municipal election and was sworn in as Ward 2 councilman the following week on April 12th, 2011.


Larry McAtee

Larry McAtee
Ward Three

Larry McAtee is an independent business consultant. He holds a master's degree in management from NYU and a BA in Public and International Affairs from Princeton.

Pete White

Pete White
Ward Four

Pete White is an attorney and lifelong Ward Four resident. He served on the Council from 1982 to 1989, then returned in 2005.


David Greenwell
Ward Five

David Greenwell has over 30 years of experience in public accounting providing auditing, income tax and consulting services. 

J. Brian Walters

Meg Salyer

Ward Six Email Ward 6 Email

A native of Long Island, Salyer has made her home in Oklahoma City for the last 25 years. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, having also completed two years of study abroad at the University of London, the Université Libre de Bruxelles and Franklin College, in Lugano, Switzerland.


John A. Pettis Jr.
Ward Seven
John A. Pettis Jr. was elected to his first term in 2013.

Mark K. Stonecipher
Ward Eight

Mark is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma City and is a graduate of Oklahoma City University. He and his wife of 32 years, Debbie, raised their two sons in Ward 8. A business attorney who practices in oil & gas and intellectual property law.

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