Autumn Vogel - for city council
Vogel is a graduate of Allegheny College and currently serves as the coordinator for My Meadville, a grassroots community planning project. Previously, Vogel worked as the Redevelopment Authority’s Community Development Coordinator, during which time she developed and administered the Entrepreneur Accelerator Grant Program and the Commercial Facade Improvement Program. Over the past four years, Vogel has also been involved in a number of grassroots community projects including the Second Saturday Community Markets, Thankful Thursdays, the Meadville Area Teen Lounge, the Meadville Independent Business Alliance, the Meadville Neighborhood Center, the Northwest Pennsylvania Investment Cooperative, Common Roots, and the Grow Meadville community gardens. Vogel explained that these efforts have aimed to empower ordinary people to get involved in building a stronger, more vibrant Meadville.