A resident of Mandaue City, Hon. Ouano represents the 6th Congressional District in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Cebu.
He sits as Chairperson of the committees on Environmental Conservation & Natural Resources; and on Ways & Means; as Vice Chairperson of the committees on Public Safety, Peace & Order; Public Services; and Commerce & Industry; and as a member of the committees on Public Affairs & Information; Agriculture & Livelihood; Budget & Appropriations; Human Rights & Labor; and Senior Citizens.
He finished his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in 1971. Prior to that he also studied aeronautics at the Varona Flying School in 1967. He once worked as a bank employee in the country then as an office employee in the US from 1990 to 1997. He was elected mayor of Mandaue City for three terms from 1998 to 2007 before he was elected as Provincial Board Member.