Representing all of the residents in: 130609, 130611, 130613, 130615, 130616, 130617, 130618, 130620, 130621, 130622 and 130626
Zoning & Annexation Committee
Member of the following Committees:
Community Investment Committee Health & Public Safety Committee PARC Committee
Now, serving in his third (3rd) consecutive term on the South Bend Common Council after first being elected in 2007, 6th District Councilman Oliver Davis (D) is the proud father of two lovely ladies Starr D. Davis and Kailyn M. Davis. He has a Chocolate Black Lab named Pepper S. Davis.Throughout his tenure on the Common Council, Councilman Davis has continued to see the 6th District grow and revive as a strong economic region for the City of South Bend. With the growth of Ignition Park, Lippert Components Inc moving in the former A.J. Wright building on Sample Street, the new construction on its way for the Nello Plant, and Martin's Grocery Store relocating to the 6th District in the coming months, the Southwest side of the City of South Bend is gaining strength.
For 25 years, Councilman Davis has worked in the profession of social work, serving as a Family Therapist, a School Social Worker, a Social Work Educator and other social work related positions. He earned the Master of Social Work Degree from The Ohio State University in 1992, completed the Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama in 1991, and graduated from the St. Joseph County (Indiana) Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program - Class 33, in 2007. Councilman Davis is a member of the 2008 Michiana Forty under 40 class, which is a collaborative project involving the regional Chambers of Commerce, The Truth in Elkhart, the South Bend Tribune, Bethel College and a number of major employers intended to recognize and honor forty young professionals within this region for their contribution and accomplishments in both their workplace and community . Since 1996, he has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Indiana.
Councilman Davis is the past immediate South Bend Common Council President and the current Vice President of the South Bend Common Council. He loves to cook, travel, watch football, basketball and tennis and is a lover of history. He also enjoys singing and writing poetry. He is an advocate for non-custodial parents, especially fathers who are going through challenges to have quality time with their children.
South Bend Common Council Representative on other Community Boards
Member of the Area Plan Commission
Member & Past President of the TRANSPO (South Bend Public Transportation Board of Directors)