James Greiner was elected to the City Council on April 2, 2013, for his first term, and re-elected to a second term on Feb. 14, 2017. He and his wife Katie are lifelong Oklahomans who were born and raised in Oklahoma City and have four children. The Greiners are members of Covenant Community Church.

Councilman Greiner attended and graduated from Putnam City West High School. He received a B.F.A. degree in graphic design from Oklahoma State University in 2004. He is currently a senior graphic designer in the Hobby Lobby Art/Creative Department.

Councilman Greiner serves on the Oklahoma City Environmental Assistance Trust, Oklahoma City Municipal Facilities Authority, Oklahoma City Public Property Authority, Oklahoma City Finance Committee and Neighborhood Conservation Committee, and he's a surrogate member of the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments. He is a past member of the Arts Commission.