Meet Our Leadership Team

The OESC leadership team comes with years of experience in multiple backgrounds, to include private and government sectors. OESC strives to have top talent leading our organization as we provide economic stability and employment security for Oklahoma citizens and employers.

Commission Meetings occur the first Tuesday of each month at 10am at the below address.

Will Rogers Building, Room 511
Commission Room
2401 N Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Meeting dates are subject to rescheduling. Please check for updates.

Pursuant to 25 Oklahoma Statutes Section 311(A)(1) and (2), the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission shall give notice in writing by December 15 of each calendar year to the Secretary of State of the schedule showing the date, time, and place of the regularly scheduled meetings for the following calendar year.

Executive Staff and Officers

Shelley Zumwalt
Interim Executive Director


Claudia Connor
Chief of Staff

Michelle Britten
Chief Operations Officer

Denise Edmond
Chief Financial Officer
[email protected]
(405) 557-7235


Leslie Weaver
Chief Technology Officer

John Miley
General Counsel
[email protected]
(405) 557-7146

Jeff Fryer
Public Information Officer
[email protected]
(405) 845-2235

Emma Woodford
Civil Rights Administrator
[email protected]
(405) 557-7210


Division and Department Directors

Jon Eller
Project Management Division Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-7243

Kerry Master
Reemployment Services, Compliance Division Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-7219

Kim Braddy
Reemployment Services, Customer Service Division Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-5394

Pete Shipman
Reemployment Services, Veteran Services & Targeted Populations Division Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-5429

Lynn Gray
Economic Research and Analysis Division Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-7221

Deborah Goodwin
Appellate Division Director
[email protected]
(405) 601-3311

Anna Johnson
Internal Audit Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-5487

Lisa Hoelscher
Human Resources Director
[email protected]
(405) 557-7207


OESC Commission Members

David Reid, Chair
Representing the Public
Term: 7/3/19 to 7/2/25

David Adams, Member
Representing Employers
Term: 7/3/15 to 7/2/21

Karen Hudson, Member
Representing Employers
Term: 7/3/17 to 7/2/23

Jim Quillen, Member
Representing Employees
Term: 4/17/18 to 7/2/21

Trent Smith, Member
Representing Employees
Term: 3/25/19 to 7/2/23