Meka Rafiyq began her career in public service with the City of Columbus, working as support staff in a community-based prevention program. Meka began employment with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services in 2005 in the Unemployment Compensation Division. Her Career path led her to accept positions within the Office of Fiscal Services and Contracts & Acquisitions.
During the height of the pandemic, Meka worked on loan as an Attorney Hearing Officer with the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission (UCRC) to assist in the reduction of backlogged unemployment cases. Meka has a bachelor’s degree in Applied Management from Franklin University, an MBA from Ashland University, and a Juris Doctor from Capital University.
Meka’s work with OCTF is focused on managing the Family Support Through Primary Prevention Grant.