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An Emergency Severe Weather Message

Christy Christoffersen

With the upcoming storm season upon us we cannot stress enough to plan ahead for emergency situations. If your municipality does not have an emergency manager on staff, it is imperative you have a relationship with your County Emergency Manager. This link has all of the current County Emergency Managers. I recommend you have this number saved in multiple places and share it among the leadership of your municipality. 

Additionally, Oklahoma Emergency Management has an on-call number, this number is 1-800-800-2481.

In the case of an emergency, the OEM works through their County Emergency Managers to facilitate the availability and deployment of resources for your community.

OML’s Community Leadership Development Class 8 holds opening session

Christy Christoffersen

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The Oklahoma Municipal League’s (OML) Community Leadership Development (CLD) class 8 recently met for their inaugural session in Muskogee.

The session was led by Karen Hill, certified trainer and leadership consultant.  The goals of the leadership training focused on identifying each person’s various personality traits and how those impact work environments and those you lead; creating a leadership action plan and learning the art of teamwork without using words.

In addition to leadership training, the class took part in social and community activities.  Those included visits to the USS Batfish Submarine and the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.  Cheryl Adams, OML Program Manager and the CLD coordinator said that the City of Muskogee and their partners welcomed the CLD class openly.  Persons providing assistance and welcomes to the class included Mayor Janey Boydson, former Mayor and District 1 Transportation Commissioner Bob Coburn, City Councilman Ivory Vann, Ron Boren, Curator, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, Tim Thompson, OGE Community Affairs Representative and former CLD graduate, and John Cruz, Muskogee Civic Center Director.

According to Adams, there are 26 class members participating in Class 8.  Those class members include: A.J. Kirkpatrick, Director of Urban Planning, ADG; Allen E. Lane, Police Chief, Elk City; Annette D. Colbert-Latham, Grant Administrator, Towns of Boley, Boynton, and Tatums; Carolyn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk, Weatherford; Debra Wimpee, City Councilor, Broken Arrow; Dorene Crook, Sr. Member Services Associate, OMAG; Eric Jones, Electric Superintendent, Wagoner; Ernie Martens, Mayor, Sallisaw, Hank Moore, Economic Development Director, Bethany; Ike Shirley, Chief of Police, Bixby; Jerri Hargis projects & Operations Manager, Oklahoma Water Resources Board; Jim Roberts, EMS Director, Wagoner; John R. Cobb, Administrator, Wellston; Johnna Sue Blair, Wellness Coordinator, TSET healthy Living Program, Wagoner; Karrie Bevan, Utility Clerk, Okeene; Kelly R. Grooms, Fire Chief, Wagoner; Kimberlee Adams, Community Affairs Manager, OGE Energy Corp; Lindsey Grigg, City Clerk, El Reno; Mary Chris Barth, Superintendent, Laverne; Melissa Brady, City Clerk/Treasurer, McCloud; MJ Barton, Outreach Specialist, OML; Monica Coleman, Associate General Counsel, OMAG; Rhett Banks, Fire Chief, McLoud; Richard DeLano, Community Affairs Manager, OG&E; Samantha Call Director, Wagoner Main Street Association, Wagoner; and, Susan Rauh, City Clerk, Okeene.

Throughout the year, the class will meet a total of six (6) times.  The remaining classes will visit Guymon, Broken Arrow, Enid, Norman, and Ardmore.  During these sessions, a variety of topics will be discussed, all focusing on enhancing leadership skills.

Applications for Class 9 will be available during the upcoming OML Annual Conference, which will be held in Tulsa, September 17-19. For more information, please contact Cheryl Adams at 405.528.7515 or by emailing: cadams@oml.org and please visit the CLD page of our website.

 

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