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In 2018 Leslie Osborn was elected State Labor Commissioner. Prior to that she served ten years in the OK House of Representatives for District 47. During her tenure she was the first female to chair the Judiciary committee of the House, and in December of 2016 she was named the first Republican female chairman of the House Appropriations and Budget Committee. Osborn authored landmark workers compensation reform and passed into law the first pay for success contract in Oklahoma, which was a public-private partnership with the Department of Corrections and the Kaiser Foundation to move women from incarceration to the Women in Recovery Program. She currently also serves as the Chair of the Oklahoma occupational licensing review board and the Department of Commerce’s automotive steering committee, which is actively working on recruitment of diversified manufacturing businesses to the state of Oklahoma.
Osborn received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Oklahoma State University and resides in Mustang, Oklahoma. Leslie owned and operated her own business for 22 years selling heavy duty truck parts, Osborn Pick-Up Accessories, and is the mother of two children.
Osborn serves on the advisory board of OK Small Business Development Centers and the Oklahoma Academy. She also serves on the foundation board for the Canadian Valley Technology Center. She is a member of Oklahoma First Ladies and a lifetime member of the OSU Alumni association. She was in Leadership Oklahoma Class 27 and served as the state director of the national group Women in Government.