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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

Animal Welfare Commission
Arts Commission of City of Tulsa (ARTS)
Asian Affairs Commission (AAC)
Audit Committee of the City of Tulsa (AUDIT)
Board of Adjustment (BOA)
Board of Appeals
Civil Service Commission (CSC)
Community Development Committee (HUD)
Election District Commission (ELECTION)
Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA)
Ethics Advisory Committee (EAC)
Gilcrease Museum Board of Trustees
Greater Tulsa Area African-American Affairs Commission (AAAC)
Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic-Latinx Affairs Commission (HLAC)
Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission (IAC)
Human Rights Commission (HRC)
Indian Nation Council of Governments (INCOG)
Infrastructure Development Advisory Board (IDAB)
Kendall Whittier Improvement District
Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority (MTTA)
Municipal Employee Retirement Board (MERP)
Parks and Recreation Board (PRB)
Regional Metropolitan Utility Authority (RMUA)
River Parks Authority (RPA)
Route 66 Commission
Sales Tax Overview Committee (STOC)
Stormwater Drainage Hazard Mitigation Advisory Board (SDHMAB)
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 Sales Tax Overview Committee (TCCJSTOC)
Tulsa Development Authority (TDA)
Tulsa Economic Development Corporation (TEDC)
Tulsa Housing Authority (THA)
Tulsa International Airport Development Trust (TIADT)
Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (TMAPC)
Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority (TMUA)
Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust (TPACT)
Tulsa Preservation Commission
Tulsa Public Facilities Authority (TPFA)
Tulsa Stadium Trust (TST)
Tulsa Women's Commission (TWC)
Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority (COTRCPA)