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- About OHFA
Providing Housing Resources With an Eagerness to Serve
The Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. They serve a five-year term, volunteering their time to assure the agency is serving Oklahomans in need of affordable housing. To contact a member of the Board of Trustees, email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voice mail message at (405) 419-8295.
Richard Lillard, Chairman - Miami
Richard Lillard was appointed Trustee on November 28, 2001. He serves as Board Chairman. Mr. Lillard is a Miami, Oklahoma businessman with over 35 years of manufacturing ownership and operation experience. Mr. Lillard has been director and Chairman of the Oklahoma Industrial Finance Authority and the Oklahoma Development Finance Authority. He also serves as a member of the National Conference of State Housing Boards. His term expires May 1, 2019.
Debbie Blackburn, Vice Chair - Oklahoma City
Debbie Blackburn was appointed to serve on the OHFA Board of Trustees for a term that ends May 1, 2023. A native of Woodward and an Oklahoma City resident, Blackburn served in the Oklahoma state legislature for 12 years. During her tenure, she served as chair of the House Banking Finance Committee and later as chair of the House Appropriations and Budget Subcommittee on Education.
Ann Felton Gilliland, Secretary/Treasurer- Oklahoma City
Ann Felton Gilliland joined the OHFA Board of Trustees in May 2015. She serves as Chairman and CEO of Oklahoma's largest Habitat for Humanity affiliate, Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity. COHFH builds at least 45 new homes per year in urban, suburan and rural areas of central Oklahoma, placing more than 800 families in new or rehabbed homes since 1987. Felton's term ends May 2020.
Jeff Scott, Member - Tulsa
Jeff Scott is a native of Bartlesville and has lived in Tulsa since his graduation from OSU in 1973, with a degree in Business Administration. His entire career has been in commercial real estate. Scott formed Scott Realty Company in 1988. Scott is presently serving as Chairman of Tulsa’s Downtown Coordinating Council. He was first appointed in May 2016 with a term ending in 2021.
Scott McLaws, Member, Edmond
Scott McLaws serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for First Fidelity Bank. A Certified Public Accountant, he has been in the banking industry for 26 years. He has also worked in public accounting. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a BBA degree in Accounting. An Oklahoma City native, he resides in Edmond. McLaws has served on several nonprofit boards and is a member of the Lyric Theatre Board, where he previously served as President. McLaws joined the OHFA board of trustees in 2017. His term expires in 2022.