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Authorities, Boards and Commissions

Join Us in Moving Tulsa Forward!

Mayor G.T. Bynum is looking for Tulsans willing to donate their time, talent and energy to serve on a City of Tulsa Authority, Board or Commission. The City of Tulsa has dozens of citizen committees that cover a wide range of topics and appeal to a variety of interests. The Mayor and City Council rely on these volunteer citizen groups for thoughtful advice to create policies and develop programs.

The Mayor is looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply to serve for all of these boards. For all mayor-appointed positions, you must be a Tulsa resident. Some boards have additional requirements. Learn more about each committee by reading the information below.

To apply for an Authority, Board, or Commission:
Download and complete the application and email to Please take a moment to read the City of Tulsa Ethics Ordinance. Applications are accepted throughout the year for all committees and will be kept on file. If you have additional questions, please call 311.

All agendas are posted online as they are received by the City Clerk's Office. 

Index to Authorities, Boards and Commissions

City of Tulsa - Animal Welfare Commission
City of Tulsa - Arts Commission (ARTS)
City of Tulsa - Audit Committee (AUDIT)
City of Tulsa - Board of Adjustment (BOA)
City of Tulsa - Board of Appeals
City of Tulsa - Civil Service Commission (CSC)
City of Tulsa - Community Development Committee (HUD)
City of Tulsa - Ethics Advisory Committee (EAC)
City of Tulsa - Housing Authority (THA)
City of Tulsa - Human Rights Commission (HRC)
City of Tulsa - Infrastructure Development Advisory Board (IDAB)
City of Tulsa - Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women
City of Tulsa - Municipal Employee Retirement Board (MERP)
City of Tulsa - Rogers County Port Authority (COTRCPA)
City of Tulsa - Stormwater Drainage Hazard Mitigation Advisory Board (SDHMAB)
Contractors Prequalification Committee
Election District Commission (ELECTION)
Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA)
Gilcrease Museum Board of Trustees
Greater Tulsa Area African-American Affairs Commission (GTAAAC)
Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic-Latinx Affairs Commission (GTAHLAC)
Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission (GTAIAC)
Indian Nation Council of Governments (INCOG)
Medical Control Board (EMSA)
Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority (MTTA)
Regional Metropolitan Utility Authority (RMUA)
River Parks Authority (RPA)
Sales Tax Overview Committee (STOC)
Tulsa Airport Authority (TAA)
Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity (TAEO)
Tulsa Authority for The Recovery of Energy (TARE)
Tulsa City-County Board of Health (TCCBOH)
Tulsa City-County Library Commission (TCCLC)
Tulsa County - Criminal Justice Authority (TCCJA)
Tulsa County - Criminal Justice Sales Tax Overview Committee (TCCJSTOC)
Tulsa County - Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
Tulsa Development Authority (TDA)
Tulsa Economic Development Corporation (TEDC)
Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (TMAPC)
Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority (TMUA)
Tulsa Park and Recreation Board (PRB)
Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust (TPACT)
Tulsa Preservation Commission
Tulsa Public Facilities Authority (TPFA)
Tulsa Route 66 Commission
Tulsa Stadium Trust (TST)
Tulsa's Port of Catoosa Facilities Authority