NE District 1 James Michael Bowers

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James Michael Bowers

jbowers@lincoln.ne.gov

  • Elected - May, 2019 Term of Office - 2019-2023

James Michael Bowers was elected to the Lincoln City Council to represent District 1 (Northeast Lincoln) in May of 2019. His priorities include public safety, reinvesting in our existing neighborhoods, affordable housing, and ensuring families have the opportunities to thrive.

James Michael Bowers was born and raised in Northeast Lincoln. A graduate of Northeast High School, a social worker in our local schools, and a small business owner in Havelock. James got his start in public service by volunteering at the Northeast Family Center where he quickly moved to employee, and then to board president. James also has served on the board of directors for Fresh Start, and currently serves as President for the Lincoln–Lancaster County Board of Health.

James Michael Bowers holds a Bachelors and Master's degree in Social Work.


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