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Press Release: New Ada Jobs Foundation Board of Directors

7/18/2018 by Jessika Leatherbury
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New Ada Jobs Foundation Board of Directors 

Board Chair Transitions from Lori Wightman to Tim Elliott



Outgoing AJF Chairman Lori Wightman passes the gavel to new Chairman Tim Elliott

ADA, OKLAHOMA - This month the Ada Jobs Foundation (AJF) recognized incoming and outgoing board members.


Serving on the 2018-2019 AJF Executive Committee are: Board Chair Tim Elliott with Redland Childers Architects, Vice-Chair Robyn Elliott with the Chickasaw Nation, Secretary/Treasurer Jim Lawson with Pontotoc Technology Center, and Past Chair Lori Wightman with Mercy Hospital Ada.  


"I've served on the AJF Board for multiple years," shared incoming Board Chair Tim Elliott, "I like the focus of this organization and the positive impact it is making for economic development in our community."

Incoming board members will each serve a three year term.  Those inducted to the board are Matt Layton with Legal Shield and  Brigette Jones with Citizen's Bank . Having just served but re-upping for another term is Kenny Howard with OG&E. 

AJF President and CEO thanks Letha Wood with First United Bank for serving on the AJF Board for three

Thank you to Scott Estes with Citizen's Bank for serving on the AJF Board from 2015-2018



Letha Wood with First United Bank and Scott Estes with Citizen's Bank were both recognized for their service as they roll off the AJF Board of Directors. 

"Thank you to Letha Wood and Scott Estes for volunteering your time to make an impact on our community,"    said AJF outgoing Board Chairman Lori Wightman. "We accomplished many things this past year and anticipate even more within the next three to five years."

For a full list of AJF Board of Directors and Ex-Officio and Advisory Board members visit  growada.com    



About the Ada Jobs Foundation

The Ada Jobs Foundation (AJF) contracts with the City of Ada to promote and recommend economic development opportunities with the city. AJF was established in 1998 to create and retain quality jobs for the Ada area. AJF serves as a "one-stop-shop" for economic development by coordinating with the city and other entities for Ada, Oklahoma's benefit. The Ada Jobs Foundation is a non-profit organization, funded in part by membership dues and tax deductible contributions. In addition to membership dues, funding is provided by a contract with the City of Ada.  www.growada.com  


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