From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Meeks, Michael L.

(born: 1958) Born in Louisville, KY, Michael Meeks is a brother to Florian Meeks III, Reginald Meeks, Renelda (Meeks) Walker Higgins, and Kenneth Meeks. He is the son of Eloise Kline Meeks and Florian Meeks, Jr.

In 2008, Michael L. Meeks was elected to the Kentucky Democratic Party State Central Executive Committee and served on the Board of Overseers of the Louisville Orchestra. He is founder and past president of Frankfort Lobbyist, LLC (Jan. 2007 – Jan. 2013), formed in 2007, and owner of Special Event Coordinators, LLC, established in 2000.

Michael Meeks is currently Chief Equity Office and is former Director of Records Compliance for the City of Louisville Metro. He has served as Committee Staff Administrator of the Government Contract Review Committee of the Legislative Research Commission from 1996 to 2006, and served as Legislative Analyst for the Occupations and Professions Committee from 1985 to 1996. 

Meeks earned his B.A. at Morehead State University in 1980 and his J.D. at Howard University School of Law in 1983. He was selected Big Brothers/Big Sisters Big Brother of the Year in 1990, an Outstanding Young Man of America (1981-1985), Outstanding Kentucky Young Democrat of the Year in 1979; and elected State Secretary of the Kentucky Young Democrats in 1978. He was also listed in Who's Who Among American College Students in 1978-1980.

For more see the 2007 Inaugural Edition of Who’s Who in Black Louisville and subsequent issues in 2008, 2009, and 2017.

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NKAA Entry: Meeks, Kenneth
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