For board members elected or appointed on or after Jan. 1, 2014, Oklahoma law dictates board members complete certain training requirements within 15 months of appointment/election and annually to remain in good standing.* Due to COVID-19, board members who began a new term or filled an unexpired term between Jan. 1, 2020, and July 30,2020, must meet 15-month training requirements by Sept. 30, 2021.
Within fifteen (15) months of your election, appointment or re-election to a board position you must earn:
|1 Ethics (ETH)||1 Ethics (ETH)|
|1 Open Meeting/Records (OMA)||1 Open Meeting/Records (OMA)|
|1 Finance (FIN)||1 Finance (FIN)|
|9 additional credits of your choice – excluding continuing education (CE) designated credits||3 additional credits of your choice – excluding continuing education (CE) designated credits|
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All board members must also obtain the equivalent of 3 hours per year of service in any category above, including continuing education, prior to filing for re-election or completion of service.
|Length of Term||Number of Credits Required|
|3 years||9 credits|
|4 years||12 credits|
|5 years||15 credits|
*For training requirements information based on election/appointment prior to Jan. 1 2014, please contact Lisa Deaton.
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