About Councilmember Page
Raised in the Linden
neighborhood, Councilmember Page knows firsthand that it is our neighborhoods
and individuals who live in them that make Columbus such a great city. She was appointed to Columbus City Council in
January of 2015. Next, she was elected
to a four – year term. She is a problem solver with a unique ability to be able
to listen to community concerns and understand how to remedy those issues.
“It is important to ensure that our residents feel connected to their government and to their elected officials. I know Columbus has what it takes to the be the greatest city in the nation.”
She began her work with the city as a law
clerk in the City Attorney’s office in May of 2008 before becoming an Assistant
City Attorney. She has assisted in
litigating environmental issues and held problem property owners accountable
for the damage done to the neighborhoods.
She worked with residents and the courts to shut down the Motel One on
East Main Street and demolish the former Howard Johnsons hotel site on Hamilton
As a City Councilmember,
Page pledges to bring the same level of passion and commitment to her new role
as a public servant. Councilmember Page is chair of the Economic Development & Small Business,
Housing, and Judiciary & Court Administration Committees. She has
been hard at work to improve our neighborhoods and youth programming. She has sponsored legislation that will
continue the Applications for Pride, Purpose, and Success (APPS) Program, which
engages at-risk youth, as well as partnering with the community on conflict
mediation and peace building. She has
also sponsored legislation that will fund improvements to several City parks,
including provisions for the installation of new playgrounds, and trees for the
park as well as a new swimming pool in Driving Park. She also looks to continue
and build upon already successful city programs that turn vacant or abandoned
properties into productive uses.
Councilmember Page joined Eastman
& Smith in February, 2016. Her areas of practice are Public and
Environmental Law. She earned her B.A from Georgetown University, (Government),
2005 and her J.D. from The Ohio State University, 2010.