Carrie Hartman was unanimously appointed to Toledo City Council on January 10, 2023. She serves as an At-Large member of council and sits on the following committees: Health Promotion & Access; Neighborhoods & Community Development; Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform; and Streets, Public Services & Utilities. Carrie's core objective on Council is to fight for economic prosperity that addresses both business growth and poverty reduction, which will in turn create more opportunity for all Toledoans.
Prior to being appointed to City Council, Carrie worked in multiple capacities at the City of Toledo and is an expert in policy and legislation. After graduating law school, she was hired as former Mayor Paula Hicks Hudson's Executive Assistant, and later went on to serve as the City's Public Information Office. Carrie later moved to the Finance Department, where she created the City's Employee Engagement Committee, developed the administration's key performance indicators, and ran the joint city/county Census Committee. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to stay home in 2020, Carrie helped start a PPE distribution center on behalf of the V-Project to help organizations in need. She later moved to the Department of Public Utilities where she created public relations campaigns for customer assistance programs like Debt Forgiveness and Lead Line Replacement.
Carrie and her husband Steve live in the Historic Vistula neighborhood, adjacent to Downtown Toledo. Carrie is a proud public school graduate. She earned a Bachelor's degree in engineering from Iowa State University and a law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law.
Sign up to hear from Carrie!