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Allen Unanimously Re-Elected To OMPA Board of Directors
Walter Allen, former Lexington City Manager and Elector from Lexington, was unanimously re-elected to serve another three-year term on the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority’s (OMPA) Board of Directors during OMPA’s 2012 Annual Electors’ Meeting. The electors’ meeting was held at the Roland H. Dawson OMPA Headquarters Building in Edmond on September 13th.
Allen has served on the OMPA Board since January 10, 2002. He served as the City Manager in Lexington for 18 years before retiring on December 30, 2011 and continues to serve as the city’s elector.
In 2000, Allen received the APPA Larry Hobart Seven hats Award that recognizes manager who perform a variety of duties in communities of 2,500 or fewer meters.
OMPA is a state governmental agency created by the legislature to serve cities and towns that own and operate their electrical distribution systems and is governed by the members. The Authority presently serves 39 municipally-owned electric systems in Oklahoma.