The Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. They serve in five-year staggered terms, volunteering their time to assure the agency is serving Oklahomans in need of affordable housing. Trustees may be reached by email or by phone.
Mike Buhl was appointed as trustee and chair of the OHFA Board of Trustees in May 2019. Buhl is the sole owner and managing broker of Commercial Realty Resources Co., (CRRC). A commercial real estate veteran of more than 30 years, he specializes in the multifamily industry. CRRC has offices in Norman and Tulsa and is licensed in Kansas and Arkansas.
Scott McLaws was appointed to the OHFA Board of Trustees May 1, 2017 and voted vice-chair at the July 2021 meeting. He serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for First Fidelity Bank. A Certified Public Accountant, he has been in the banking industry for more than 25 years.. McLaws is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.
Heath Collins was appointed to the OHFA Board of Trustees September 1, 2019 and voted secretary-treasurer at the July 2021 meeting. Collins attended Oklahoma State University where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration. Collins founded Midtown Mortgage in 2011 where he helps home buyers achieve their goals of home ownership.
Ann Felton Gilliland joined the OHFA Board of Trustees May 1, 2015. She serves as Chairman and CEO of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity (COHFH). Under her leadership, COHFH has gone from building 2-3 houses annually to 40-45, with over 1,025 Habitat homes now located in the Oklahoma City metro area.
Roger M. Beverage was appointed as trustee in 2021. He was President and CEO of the Oklahoma Bankers Association for 33 years. A U.S. Army Veteran, he served a tour of active duty and in the Army Reserves, where he was honorably discharged as a captain. Beverage earned both a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctorate (with distinction) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Beverage is the founder and operator of Beverage Law PLLC.
Joi Love votes on matters concerning OHFA's Rental Programs. Love attended college at Oklahoma City Community College and Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City.