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Board Members
Oklahoma Abstractors Board
July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021






Jeff Mapes, District 1 

Term Expires June 30, 2024


Alfalfa, Beaver, Blaine, Cimarron, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield Grant, Harper, Kingfisher, Major, Roger Mills, Texas, Woods, and Woodward Counties




John Bailey


John Bailey, District 2
Term Expires June 30, 2021


Beckham, Caddo, Carter, Comanche, Cotton, Garvin, Grady, Greer, Harmon, Jackson,
Jefferson, Kiowa, Love, McClain, Murray, Stephens, Tillman  and Washita Counties

John Bailey has been a lifelong resident of Altus, Oklahoma where he is the founder and owner of Bailey's Abstract and Title Company, LLC.  His plant is completely computerized from inception.  John received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Oklahoma State University in 1985.  In addition to running his Abstract and Title Company, John is also a commodity broker and accountant.  Currently, John serves as a Chairman of the Area City Planning and Zoning Commission, is a member of the Oklahoma State Alumni Leadership Council, serves as the local President of the Jackson/Harmon OSU Alumni Association and is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Altus.  He has a 24-year old son, Jeremy, who is working in the film industry and a 21-year old daughter, Shelby, who is a senior at Oklahoma State University.


Christina Wooten

Christina Wooten - District 3

Term Expires June 30, 2021

Canadian, Cleveland, Logan and Oklahoma Counties





Mark Luttrull

Mark Luttrull, District 4

Term Expires June 30, 2021


Adair, Cherokee,Craig, Delaware, Kay, Mayes, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne Sequoyah, Washingon

Mark is President of Pioneer Abstract & Title Co. of Muskogee, Inc.  and is a fourth-generation abstractor, in his family.  He has been in the abstracting business most of his life.  He has served on the board of the Oklahoma Land Title Association and is a member of the American Land Title Association.  Mark attended Oklahoma State University and is a Rotary member and active in various booster clubs for Hilldale and Muskogee Public Schools.  He is married to Julie and has one child, Nick.


Randy Coffman 





Randy Coffman - District 5

Term Expires June 30, 2022


Creek, Lincoln, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner Counties

Randy is Vice President of Tulsa Abstract & Title Company where he has worked since 1982.  He has been active in the Oklahoma Land Title Association serving on the Legislative and Education committees.  Randy graduated from Oral Roberts University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.


Ken McDowell

 Ken McDowell, District 6
Term Expires June 30, 2022


Atoka, Bryan, Choctaw, Coal, Haskell, Hughes, Johnston, Latimer, Leflore, McIntosh,
Marshall, McCurtain, Okfuskee, Pittsburg, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha and Seminole

Ken is Vice President and Pottawatomie County Manager for First American Title & Trust Company.  He has been active in the land title industry since 1975, and is a member of the Oklahoma Land Title Association.  He has served the O.L.T.A. as President and was selected as the “Bill Gill Title Person of the Year” for 2005.  Ken is very active in numerous community activities and continues to serve as Kiwanis Secretary/Treasurer for the last 22 years.  Ken and his wife of 44 years, Dana, make their home in Shawnee and  have two grown daughters, Shana and Michelle  and 3 grandsons.




 Bob Getchell

 Robert J. Getchell, Attorney
Term Expires June 30, 2021


Robert J Getchell has practiced real estate law for almost three decades in Oklahoma and Arkansas. His broad-ranging experience includes residential, commercial and investment-related real estate transactions. Having spent almost 20 years as staff attorney and general counsel for abstract and title companies, Bob has extensive experience in every area of transactional real estate including title examination, title insurance underwriting, sales and refinance transactions, contracts, conveyance instruments, encroachment agreements and easements. Bob is also an experienced litigator having represented various individual, investment and corporate clients, including some of the country’s largest banks, in adversarial matters covering a wide range of real estate matters.

Bob received his J.D. from Oral Roberts University’s O.W. Coburn School of Law in 1985 and B.A. in History from Oral Roberts University in 1982.  His professional affiliations include the Oklahoma Bar Association Real Property and Bankruptcy Sections, the Arkansas Bar Association and the Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers Association





Scott Ward
Real Estate Broker

Term Expires June 30, 2022

 Scott Ward is the Co-Owner of Mary Terry & Assocites LLC in Ada Oklahoma. He grew up as a pastors kid moving around from East Tennessee, Houston, Fort Worth, and East Texas, when he finally settled in Ada, Oklahoma in 2001. Ada then quickly became his home town where he put down roots and started his family. His wife Elizabeth and Scott have 3 wonderful boys; Baylor who is 14, Andy who is 5, and Aaron who is 11 months old. They are proud and active members of Grace Christian Fellowship church, where Scott serves on the board of trustees and chairman of the deacons. He received his real estate license and began working for Mary Terry & Associates 2005. Shortly afterwards in 2008 he received his brokers license, and became co-owner and managing broker of Mary Terry & Associates in 2009. He has been also active in both local and state real estate associations, and has held several positions of leadership over the years. Specifically, he was the chairman of Oklahoma Realtors Young Professional Network, which received an award from The National Association of Realtors in 2017 for network of the year. It has been his pleasure serving and helping the people of his community with their real estate needs.


 J Charles Thomas

 J Charles Thomas
Bank Officer
Term Expires June 30, 2022


J Charles Thomas has been employed with the BancFirst in Yukon, Oklahoma since May of 2013 as Vice President.  He has been employed in the banking industry for over 15 years.  He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Agriculture Economics from Oklahoma State University.  J has been married to his wife Laci for 13 years.  They have one daughter, Kinsleigh, who is a 4th grader in the Yukon Public School District.



State Administrator of Abstracting

Katherine Smith


Previous to coming to the Abstractors Board, Katherine managed the Oklahoma Land Title Association from 2008 to 2015. Previous to that, she was involved in commercial real estate, overseeing operations in Oklahoma and Arkansas for a division of Trammell Crow Company. Except for a minor detour of 4 years in Colorado, she is a life-long resident of Oklahoma and currently resides in Guthrie.





Last Modified on 02/23/2021