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Administration Staff and Board Members
Staff
 
Robert Jones
Executive Director
James Reynolds
Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Director
Duane Michael
Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Director
Chase Rankin
Controller
Terri Williams
Executive Secretary
Thanh Dinh
Assistant Controller
Martha Pierce
Member Services Coordinator
Vicki Mulbery
Accounts Payable Administrator
Thelisha Clark
Records Administrator
Latoya Battle
Data Processor
Steve Troutman
Programmer
 
 

Board of Trustees
Raanon Adams, Chairman
Lawton Fire Department
President, Oklahoma State
Firefighters Association
Elected by Firefighters
Michel Duncan
Dewey Fire Department
1st Vice President, Oklahoma State
Firefighters Association
Elected by Firefighters
Matthew Lay
Tulsa Fire Department
2nd Vice President, Oklahoma State
Firefighters Association
Elected by Firefighters
Dereck Cassady
Ponca City Fire Department
3rd Vice President, Oklahoma State
Firefighters Association
Elected by Firefighters
Scott Vanhorn
Oklahoma City Fire Department
Oklahoma State
Firefighters Association
Elected by Firefighters
John Soos
Retired Oklahoma City Fire Department
President, Oklahoma Retired Firefighters Association
Jim Long
Tulsa Fire Department
Designee of President of Professional Firefighters Association
Craig Freeman
City of Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Municipal League Appointee
Janet Kohls
City of Tulsa
Oklahoma Municipal League Appointee
Dana Cramer
Norman Fire Department
Senate President Pro Tempore
Appointee
Frank Stone
Designee of State Insurance
Commissioner
Doug Jacobson
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Appointee
Brandy Manek
Designee of Director of the Office of
State Finance


Duties of the Board
 

    1. The board of trustees is responsible for the policies and rules for the general administration of the system, subject to the provisions of state law and properly promulgated rules.
    2. The board of trustees establishes rules for the administration of the System and for the transaction of its business consistent with the law. The rules are made public pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act.
    3. All meeting of the board of trustees are open to the public and its proceedings are recorded.
    4. All decisions of the board of trustees as to questions of fact are final and conclusive on all persons except for the right of review as provided by law and except for fraud or such gross mistake of fact as to have effect equivalent to fraud.  
    5. The board of trustees takes all necessary action upon applications for pension benefits, disability benefits, survivor benefits, death benefits, entrance into the system and refunds of contributions.


Board Organization

The board of trustees is composed of thirteen members who are appointed as follows:

    • Oklahoma State Firefighters Association Executive Board (5 members)
    • President of the Professional Firefighters of Oklahoma or a designee (1 member)
    • President of the Oklahoma Retired Firefighters Association or a designee (1 member)
    • Speaker of the House of Representatives Appointee (1 member)
    • President Pro Tempore of the Senate Appointee (1 member)
    • Oklahoma Municipal League Appointees (2 members)
    • State Insurance Commissioner or a designee (1 member)
    • Director of the Office of State Finance or a designee (1 member)


Board Meeting Information

The board of trustees meets, in regular session, every third Friday of each month unless otherwise scheduled. Meetings are held at 4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 020 and begin at 8:30 am. All meetings of the board of are open to the public. In order to place an item on the agenda, all necessary information must be submitted to the System by the Friday preceding the monthly meeting.

 

Scheduled Board Meeting Dates for the year 2015 are as follows:

January 16, 2015 February 20, 2015 March 20, 2015 April 17, 2015
May 15, 2015 June 19, 2015 July 17, 2015 August 21, 2015
September 18, 2015 October 16, 2015 November 20, 2015 December 18, 2015

 

 

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