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Profile for Joe Carter

Councilmember Joe Carter, DVM

Joe Carter
lived in Ward 2 Norman for 28 years. He was born in Tulsa and was raised in the
10 mile flats area west of Moore. He wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as
he can remember successfully completing that dream in 1984. His large and small
animal practice has been in Norman and the surrounding area since 1988.


Ward Two
includes the area east of I-35 between Robinson Street and the southern Norman
limits, east on Robinson Street to 24th Avenue N.W. and
south to Dakota and borders Berry Road on the east from Denison Street to
Imhoff Road and south of Imhoff Road the eastern boundary is Chautauqua Avenue.
Since the recent reapportionment of wards, her ward now includes approximately
the south half of the section north of Main Street between I-35 and Berry Road
with Dakota, Iowa and Denison being the northern boundary.


Dr. Carter and
his wife of 38 years Terri, have three children all graduates of Monroe
Elementary, Alcott Middle School, and Norman High School. Jessica is a board
certified veterinary surgeon in Washington, Oklahoma, with her husband Brock and
their two sons Truman and Ellison. Matt is an investment banker in Dallas where
he lives with his wife Lacee and their two children Hudson and Libby. Rylie is
an advertising executive in New York City.


Councilmember Carter serves as on the Finance Committee and
Oversight Committee.