An Oklahoma Native, Councilmember Matthew Peacock graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Architecture and an emphasis in Philosophy. Matt has served as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Norman, and also on the Board of Directors for such non-profits as the Norman Arts Council, Firehouse Art Center, and Norman Rotary Club. He is passionate about the things that make cities great; with a focus on placemaking, smart growth, sustainability, and arts/culture. He is a champion for these as community building blocks, and strives to align the people and resources necessary to advance them in a positive vision for all.
Councilmember Peacock began his official service with the City of Norman as Councilmember for Ward Eight on July 7, 2020. Ward Eight includes the Northwest portion of the City with boundaries of the City limits on the North side. South of Rock Creek Road between 36th Avenue West and 12th Avenue East with Robinson Street being the southern boundary. It also includes a small area South of Robinson Street between Westwood Park and Flood Avenue. Councilmember Peacock is energetic and excited for this opportunity to serve the citizens of Ward 8.
He serves as on the Planning and Transportation Committee and serves as Chair of the Business and Community Affairs Committee.