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July 24, 2014
OMLA special room rate #

The special room rate number for the August 2014 OMLA meeting is 83324557. you will receive the special rate if used.


June 25, 2014
August Education Class changed due to Instructor's passing

We received word of the un-timely passing of the SAS Instructor for our August classes. Understandably, SAS has asked to re-schedule the intended class to a later date.  We have agreed and have changed the class to Basic Electronics & Access Control presented by Lowell Roberts. All the fees, and specially scheduled events will go on as planned, including the swap meet. The SAS classes will be offered at a later date to be determined. Check the Educational Opportunities section for details.


June 9, 2014
Process changed for ODOL license renewals

ODOL licensing renewal dates changed beginning last July 1st, 2013. The Company license and the Individual license renewal dates are no longer the same. The individual license renewal appears to be the birthday month of the individual, while the Company renewal is some months later so as to split the load up. Please check your individual and Company (if applicable) licenses to determine your renewal dates, then visit the ODOL website and print out the individual or Company renewal forms, fill them out as specified with the appropriate other items required ,including necessary fees, and submit them (failure to renew prior to expiration date causes the fees to double, so don't delay). To ensure the new licenses are received before the current one expires, plan on submitting them a couple of months early if possible. 


June 5, 2014
OKC Alarm & Locksmith Investigator position to be filled

The Oklahoma Department of Labor has been taking applications for the OKC area Alarm & Locksmith Investigator and is now beginning the interview process of the 7 or 8 top applicants. They plan to complete the interviewing process, make their choice and fill the position within the next 2 weeks. We will announce the decision once the process is completed.


May 10, 2014
May 2014 meeting and John Ruperd's memorial service

The May meeting went well with an excellent class including Life Safety Codes, commercial hardware and Best IC A2 pinning theory and applications provided by Stanley Security Solutions. A memorial service with all sharing their special memories of times spent with John took place immediately after the General Business meeting. Many great memories were shared, then the memorial concluded with prayer. Thank you all for attending.


April 26, 2014
John Ruperd's Obituary

John's Obituary is now available for viewing and indicates a memorial service to be held tomorrow evening at 6:00 PM in Cabool, MO.


April 21, 2014
Temporary Education Chairman

Due to the unexpected loss of our Education Chairman, John Ruperd, April 18th, our Secretary, Clarence Weber has agreed to serve on a temporary basis as our Education Chairman to fill the gap while we determine who will take over that position. Your patience will be much appreciated during this awkward time.


April 19, 2014
Memorial Services for John Ruperd

No formal services are planned for John, however, a memorial service is being planned in Mountain Grove, MO. for friends and family.  Our Association will hold a memorial service immediately after the general business meeting on May 3rd in Tulsa. It will be a time of sharing memories of experiences with John and any one who wishes may attend.


April 18, 2014
Education Chairman Passes

It is with great sadness we announce news was received this evening of the passing of our Education Chairman John Ruperd. Arrangements are pending and will be posted when they become available. Please be in prayer for those around him and our association  


March 27, 2014
2014 OMLA Annual Swap Meet

The Annual Swap Meet will be held on August 16th at Hampton Inn I40E, at 1833 Center Drive, Midwest City, OK. 73110.  (see special events under education events news)


February 14, 2014
May 2014 meetings & class

The May meetings will be held May 2nd & 3rd at the Wyndham Tulsa located at 10918 East 41st Street, Tulsa, OK. 74146

The Board meeting is scheduled for 7:00 PM the 2nd, the class will be an all day class May 3rd from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, the General business meeting will follow the class at 5:30 PM.

Room rate is $85.00 per night (OMLA rate) if reservation is made prior to 04182014. Remember to specify you're part of OMLA.

See Education Opportunities for class info, etc.

The Constitution revised as of Feb. 8th, 2014 is posted, and the past Past Presidents list is again available


February 5, 2014
Annual Distributor's Show still on

2014 Annual Distributor's Show

 We've evaluated the weather conditions and looked at all possibilities and believe the best plan is to go ahead with the show, so it will go on as scheduled this Saturday the 8th.

Select events/special events for details, location, directions, and booth layout link.


January 4, 2014
Hot Topics January 2014

May 2014 Meeting Schedule

  • The Meeting scheduled for the 2nd and 3rd may be moved to later in the month due to a scheduling conflict with the Hotel for that weekend. The weekend of the 16th and 17th is most likely

 OLMA Annual distributor's Show for 2015

  • will be held at the Wyndham Tulsa at 10918 East 41st Street
  • due to the Spirit Bank Event Center undergoing renovation during that time

November 25, 2013
Hot Topics November 2013

 

February 2014 meeting schedule:

 

  • Best Western Saddleback Inn 4300 SW 3rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK. 73108 - Phone is 405-947-7000 (see map via meeting schedule tab above)
  • Board Meeting:  will begin at 7:00 P.M. February 7th at the Best Western Saddleback Inn 4300 SW 3rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK. 73108
  • Annual Distributor's Show:  start at 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM Saturday February 8th at the Best Western Saddleback Inn 4300 SW 3rd Street,
    Oklahoma City, OK. 73108.  Lunch will be from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.  See the education section for details.
  • General Business Meeting:  starts at 4:30 PM Saturday February 7th at the Best Western Saddleback Inn 4300 SW 3rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK. 73108.
  • During the General Membership meeting, the following amendment to the Constitution will be discussed and voted on for approval by the body;  In ARTICLE III, Membership, and Section 2. Requirements.
    Candidates for any Classification must have submitted their application to the Board for review and be presented at the general business meeting for them to be considered and voted on for membership.
    Applications not approved by the Board must wait 6 months to re-apply. If rejected twice, a 2 year waiting period applies to re-submit.



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