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Board of Directors and Staff Members

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NOTICE: This website is currently under renovation to ensure accessibility by any disabled individual. If anyone encounters an inaccessible feature on this website, please contact Kristy Hamblen at (863) 763-9460 x. 118 or you may email that office at khamblen@ouafl.com to advise what inaccessible feature was encountered, and to allow the Okeechobee Utility Authority to provide the desired information through alternative means, until such time as the website renovation in complete. 

Effective March 30, 2020, the Okeechobee Utility Authority’s lobby will be closed until further notice. Customers will be able make payments through the Drive-Thru, the Drop Box, located in front of the OUA office, OUA’s website (www.ouafl.com), or by calling the office and paying over the phone with a credit/debit card. Residents needing to establish new service will need to call the OUA office to schedule a time to do so. Should you have any questions, please contact the OUA at 863-763-9460.

Board of Directors

Steve Nelson
Chairperson
City Appointed

John Creasman
Vice-Chairperson
County Appointed

Melanie Anderson
2nd Vice-Chairperson
Glades County


Tommy Clay
Board Member
City Appointed


Carl Leonard

Board Member

County Appointed

Jeff Fadley
Alternate
City Appointed

Vacant
Alternate
County Appointed

Harry Moldenhauer
Alternate
Glades County

Staff

John F. Hayford
Executive Director
 
George Gall
Finance Director


Jamie Mullis

Operations Director

Kristy Hamblen
Executive Secretary/

Assistant Office Manager
 
Janet McKinley
Assistant Finance Director 


Lyn Lowe
Office Manager
 
Jess Manson
Maintenance Supervisor
 
Kevin Rogers
Water Plant Supervisor
 
Jamie Gamiotea
Wastewater Plant Supervisor