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Lamb Unanimously Re-Elected To OMPA Board of Directors
Charles Lamb, Edmond Mayor/Elector, 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. Mayor Lamb has served as a board member since August 12, 1993. He has served as the board chair since October 11, 2001 and is the longest tenured elected official to serve as the chair. Before being appointed Edmond Mayor in 2011, he served on the Edmond City Council for 15 years.
He was the first elected official to receive the Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma (MESO) Ray Duffy Personal Service Award for outstanding service to Public Power in 2003 and was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame for City and Town Officials in 2006. He also serves on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Policy Makers Committee.
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.