August Board Meeting

The August board meeting will be held on Wednesday the 8th at 10:00 a.m. at the Ecosystems and Education Center in Langley, OK.

Governor appoints Afton’s Lewandowski to GRDA Board

Vinita – Afton’s Mike Lewandowski, who owned and operated a McDonald’s restaurant for over three decades, is the newest member of the Grand River Dam Authority Board of Directors. On Friday, August 10, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced Lewandowski’s appointment to the GRDA Board. He replaces Ed Townsend (Grove). … More

Back to school with electric safety

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. Many area students are already back in class while many others will be returning this week. As thousands of Oklahoma families are slowly shifting from summer mode back into a more structured school routine, it’s also a great time to revisit electric safety.   Whether your student is headed off to Pre-K, junior high or moving into the college dorm room, the Grand River Dam Authority wants them to stay safe this semester. With that in mind, here are some safety tips that are ready to go back … More

Grove’s Townsend Ends Tenure on GRDA Board

Langley – After five years of service, Ed Townsend (Grove), closed out his tenure on the Grand River Dam Authority Board of Directors during the board’s August 8 meeting in Langley. Townsend, the founder, owner and chief executive officer of Bank of Grand Lake, was appointed to the GRDA Board by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin in September 2013. He served as GRDA Chairman in 2015-16 and throughout his tenure helped lead the board’s audit, finance, budget, policy and compliance committee. Townsend’s leadership of … More