Councilmember Lauren Schueler has lived in Norman for over 10 years. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she moved to Norman to pursue her master’s at the University of Oklahoma and recently purchased her first home to continue to grow roots in Norman. Councilmember Schueler holds a master’s in adult and higher education from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor’s in anthropology from the University of Central Florida where she was a member of the women’s rowing team.
Ward 2 begins at the point where Interstate Highway 35 intersects the Southern boundary of the City; thence North on Interstate Highway 35 to Robinson Street; thence East on Robinson Street to Berry Road; thence South on Berry Road to Imhoff Road; thence West on Imhoff Road to State Highway 9; thence Southeast on State Highway 9 to Chautauqua Avenue; thence South along Chautauqua Avenue to the Southern boundary of the City then west along the City Boundary to that point of beginning which intersects Interstate Highway 35.
Councilmember Schueler serves as the Curriculum & Research Associate for Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project. Lauren is an experienced campus administrator, community organizer, and an elected official. Prior to joining CVP, she worked for over a decade at the University of Oklahoma directing civic engagement and women’s leadership programs, where she helped the university receive national recognition.
Councilmember Schueler was appointed to fill the Ward 2 vacancy on May 11, 2021 and elected to her first full term on February 6, 2022. Prior to her appointment she served on the TIF District #2 Oversight Committee. She believes passionately that all politics are local and that’s why she’s chosen to serve where she can be closest to the people. While on Council she is committed to working towards strategic and long-term solutions for stormwater, affordable housing, and securing our water supply, as well as other priorities that directly impact Ward 2 like our tree canopy, overhead power lines, and the redevelopment of Lindsey Street.
Councilmember Schueler serves on the Community Planning and Transportation Committee and the Oversight Committee. She is also the designated alternate for the Oklahoma Municipal League board of directors.