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Board Members

The OWRB defines policy and conducts the state's water business through a nine-member Board appointed by the Governor. Members serve staggered seven-year terms and represent all geographic areas of the state and diverse groups of water users.


Matt Muller

(Altus), Chairman, represents irrigation water use interests. He began farming at the age of 15 and currently operates a diversified crop farm in Jackson and Greer counties. Mr. Muller represents the OWRB's Region 3 and his term expires in May 2025.
Matt Muller
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Charles Darby

(Broken Bow), Vice Chairman, represents recreational water use interests. He is the Senior Pastor at Faith Christian Center in Broken Bow and has been actively involved in community and civic affairs for many years, formerly serving as mayor and city councilman, along with numerous other distinctive local boards and agencies. Mr. Darby represents the OWRB's Region 9 and his term expires in May 2023.
Charles Darby
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Jennifer Castillo

(Oklahoma City), Secretary, represents industrial water use interests. She is an attorney with Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company. Ms. Castillo is very active in the Oklahoma Bar Association, for which she served as Vice President in 2017. Ms. Castillo is currently serving as President-Elect of the Oklahoma Bar Foundation and will serve as its President in 2019. Ms. Castillo represents the OWRB's Region 5 and her term expires in May 2025.
Jennifer Castillo
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Thomas A. Gorman

(Bartlesville) represents agricultural water use interests. He is a real estate broker and president of Gorman Management Company. He served as Mayor of Bartlesville during construction and completion of the city's large water infrastructure projects. He continues to serve on the Water Resources Committee, and has served on the city council, as well as numerous civic organizations. Mr. Gorman represents Region 6 and his term expires in May 2027.

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Ron Justice

(Chickasha) represents rural residential water interests. He is a retired County Extension Agent and served 12 years in the Oklahoma Senate representing District 23. He is actively involved in Grady County and State Cattlemen’s, Mineral Owners’, and State Agriculture Agent’s Associations, and member of the Chickasha Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Justice represents the OWRB’s Region 4 and his term expires in May 2028.
Ron Justice
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Suzanne Landess

(Guymon) represents soil conservation interests. She is the co-owner of a ranch in Texas County, and serves on the Texas County Conservation District Board. Ms. Landess represents OWRB Region 1 and her term expires in May 2026.
Suzanne Landess
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Bob Latham

(Tulsa) represents industrial water use interests. He is the owner of Circle B Measurement & Fabrication, and founding partner of the Latham, Steele & Lehman law firm. Mr. Latham represents OWRB’s Region 7 and his term expires in May 2028.
Bob Latham
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Robert L. Melton, Sr.

(Claremore) represents municipal water use interests. He is the chief executive officer of Melton Dodge (Chrysler Jeep) and president of Melton Land Co. He has served on a number of municipal, industrial, and retail development boards, and has been actively involved in community and education philanthropy. Mr. Melton represents the OWRB's Region 8 and his term expires in May 2022.
Robert L. Melton
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Robert L. Stallings

(Enid) represents oil and gas production interests. He is the founding partner, chairman, and principal engineer for Envirotech Engineering & Consulting. He has worked in the oil and gas industry since 1980. He also has strong background in water issues having worked on multiple water infrastructure projects throughout western Oklahoma, and is a licensed well driller. Mr. Stallings represents the OWRB's Region 2 and his term expires May 2024.
Robert L. Stallings
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