Leslie Osborn – Oklahoma Vision

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“A Vision for Oklahoma’s Future”

In 2008 Leslie Osborn was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 47. She has chaired the Revenue and Taxation committee, Appropriations sub-committee on natural resources, and was the first female in the House of Representatives to chair the Judiciary committee. In December of 2016 she was named as the first Republican female chairman of the House Appropriations and Budget Committee. She received a B.S. in business administration from Oklahoma State University and resides in Mustang, Oklahoma. Leslie owned and operated her own business for 22 years selling heavy duty truck parts, Osborn Pick-Up Accessories, and is the mother of two children.
Key achievements in the legislature has authored and passed:

*Landmark workers compensation reform that changed Oklahoma from an antiquated judicial system to an administrative system, saving businesses across the state an average of thirty percent in insurance costs since its passage.
*passage of Real ID implementation
*implementation of a pay for success program to move one hundred women a year out of incarceration and into an intensive therapy and placement program called in Women in Recovery.
Rep. Osborn has been State Chairman of the National Federation of Women Legislators. She has also been awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award from the National Federation of Independent Businesses, and the legislator of the year award from the following groups: the District Attorneys council, the Oklahoma Farm Bureau, the State Chamber of Oklahoma, Freedom Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Association for Justice, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations, the Oklahoma Credit Union association, the State Sheriff’s association, the State Fire Marshall’s office, and the State Association of Conservation districts

County(s) Represented in District
Canadian, Grady

Municipality(s) Represented in District
Mustang, Oklahoma City, Tuttle

Zipcode(s) Represented in District
73036, 73064, 73089, 73099, 73128, 73179

Year Elected
Year: 2009

Term Limited
Year: 2020


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Lesli Massad serves as the Development Director for the Okla. City National Memorial & Museum located in Okla. City, Okla.

Prior to her current position, for over 12 years, Lesli served as a planned giving officer for Boys Town, Father Flanagan’s Original Boys’ Homes.  As Development Director, Lesli’s primary objective is to ensure the continuation for the mission of the Okla. City National Memorial & Museum and to assist in the implementation of comprehensive fundraising plans and programs.  Her work focuses on the increase of both funding and public awareness and opportunities for donors to reach their philanthropic goals.

Lesli also devlops public relations activities, including speacial events, media relations and the developmenr of promotional/marketing materials.  Lesli delights in cultivating relationships with donors through personal visits and phone calls, as well as through presentations to civic, community, church and business groups.

In addition to her work, with the Okla. City National Memorial & Museum, Lesli served as the Executive Director of Friends of Mansion, Inc. and worked for the Okla. House of Representatives.

In 2016, Lesli founded OKC Connect, a group whose purpose is to educate, engage and build awareness of trhe issues impacting Okla. City, equipping them with the knowledge and resources necessary to impact the City for good.


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