|Mayor Jean Stothert|
Mayor Jean Stothert is dedicated to making Omaha city government more efficient and customer service oriented.
Her priorities include improving public safety and reducing crime, enacting policies that help attract new businesses and create jobs in Omaha, and restoring the public’s confidence in city government.
Mayor Stothert is also committed to smarter budgeting by eliminating waste and finding efficiencies, as well as keeping taxes low for Omaha families and businesses.
Demonstrating her commitment to fiscal discipline and leading by example, Mayor Stothert has cut the mayor’s personnel budget and her own salary by 10 percent.
A graduate of Seattle Pacific University, Stothert began her career in nursing. Her 12 years of experience as a critical care nurse and nursing manager included serving as head nurse and department head of Cardiovascular Surgery at St. Louis University.
Stothert was appointed to the Millard School Board in 1997, elected and re-elected for three terms, including three years as president of the board. In 2009, Stothert was elected to the Omaha City Council.
On May 14, 2013, Stothert was elected the 51st Mayor of Omaha, and the first woman to serve as the city’s chief executive.
Mayor Stothert lives in Omaha with Joe, her husband of 33 years. They have two grown children, Elizabeth and Andrew.
Mayor’s Office Address
City of Omaha
Mayor’s Office Phone Number
The Mayor’s Hotline receives suggestions, comments, complaints and requests for city services from Omaha residents. The Hotline is staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and accommodates English and Spanish speakers.