WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Commissioners for the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission announce the appointment of Ms. Charla Slabotsky to the position of Executive Director beginning February 11, 2013. Ms. Slabotsky will take over the position from the current Executive Director, Anne M. Woody who will retire March 1, 2013.
Ms. Slabotsky comes to the Commission after serving 16 years with the Oklahoma Association of Realtors. At the Association Ms. Slabotsky serves as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs focusing on communication, professional development and legislative and political issues, wherein she works at the State Capitol to lobby real estate industry legislation. She also works closely with the REALTORS® Political Action Committee, serving as Treasurer or the RPAC Trustees and being actively involved in RPAC fundraising. Ms. Slabotsky is also a member of the National Association of REALTORS® State and Local Issues Committee, the State Chamber, Oklahoma Society of Association Executives, and the Oklahoma Property Records Education Partnership. She serves as OAR staff liaison to the Real Estate Issues Committee and Government Affairs Committee.
Ms. Slabotsky is a lifelong Oklahoman and grew up in Atoka. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism/Public Relations from the University of Oklahoma in 1994, and her Master of Business Administration degree from OU in 2002. She and her husband, Jay, live in Oklahoma City with their daughter Cate and son Adam.