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August 15, 2018
ALOA Classes available in October

ALOA has provided a list of classes being made available this October so review link

April 26, 2017
Senate Bill 531 signed by Governor


This bill was signed by the Governor on 4/25/2017 and will go into effect 11/01/2017.

Short version: it will allow locksmiths to install and work on integrated systems without obtaining additional licenses. ( ie access control, CCTV , residential fire and burglar alarms )
Of course there are some conditions that go along with this and everyone should read the bill to see them.

March 2, 2017
May 2017 class

Regular (Not ODOL) Classes for the OMLA meeting scheduled for May 6th, 2017 have yet to be determined and will be announced when available.

March 2, 2017
reqularly scheduled ODOL classes

OMLA will be offering ODOL sanctioned licensing preparation classes at each regularly scheduled quarterly meeting (except the August meeting) for Locksmithing or Access Control are $275 per class (OMLA members in good standing $225) these classes are 8AM to 5PM Saturday and 8AM to Noon Sunday. Cut off dates for registration will be 30 days prior to scheduled class date.

January 13, 2017
February 4th, 2017 Classes

February 4th, 2017 classes: Servicing and Opening Electronic Safes by CD Lipscomb. cost is $100 if pre-registered or $110 at the door. 8AM to 5PM Saturday the 4th.

ODOL sanctioned licensing preparation for Locksmithing or Access Control are $275 per class (OMLA members in good standing $225) these classes are 8AM to 5PM Saturday and 8AM to Noon Sunday

August 27, 2015
Labor Commissioner Killed

Labor Commissioner, Mark Costello was murdered by an attacker (alleged to be his son Christian) at a local restaurant in OKC area

on Sunday afternoon August 23rd, 2015. The Son has been arraigned and bond was denied. Governor Fallin has yet to announce his replacement.

May 15, 2015
OMLA Annual Swap Meet

The 2015 Annual OMLA Swap Meet scheduled for the August meeting has been moved to the February 2016 meeting in OKC. Further info TBA

May 14, 2015
Rolland Safe moving class in June

OMLA members are invited to attend a 2-day 2015 Professional Safe Moving Class at Rolland Safe & Lock in Dallas, TX.

Date: Saturday/Sunday, June 13-14 at Rolland’s Training Facility.

2 scholarships for this class will be awarded to 2 young men between the age of 12-30. Selection will be made by random drawing on May 21st.

For complete information about scholarships, class contents and registration form, contact Jan Choplin, 214-845-6800.

  Jan Choplin   Communications – Gateway Team


Rolland Safe & Lock Company, LLC

3140 Towerwood Drive | Dallas | Texas | 75234

Direct: 214.845.6800   Toll: 800.225.2984    Fax: 214.845.6694

TPSB# B13643

May 10, 2015
August class and meetings

The OMLA August class will be held at the Holiday Inn Express at 150 Aquarium Drive in Jenks, OK. 74037 918-296-7300 on August 15th, 2015. See education opportunities for details.

See Tulsa location for directions.

A Stanley I-Core class is being considered for the November 2015 class.

March 5, 2015
Location defined for May 2015 meeting

The location for the May 1st and 2nd, 2015 meetings has been resolved and will be held again at the I40E Hampton Inn in Midwest City.

Check the OKC location info for directions, etc.

February 23, 2015
May 2015 meeting and class(s)

Our next meeting and class(s) will be May 2nd in the OKC area.  The location, and the class(s) are being determined and will be posted when available.

December 24, 2014
2015 OMLA Annual Distributor's Show

The annual OMLA Distributor's Show will be held as scheduled on February 7th, 2015 at the Windham Tulsa located at 10918 E. 41st Street, Tulsa, OK. 74133 from 9AM to 3PM with the General business meeting following at 3:30PM. Take some time during the day to visit with the Vendors you use and meet some new ones, find new tools and equipment to make your tasks easier, plus you can visit with associates about experiences and issues encountered during the last year.

The 2016 show has been moved to the August meeting (primarily due to weather conditions experienced the last few years creating major problems for Distributors and the Association) and will be held at the Saddleback Inn in OKC at 4300 SW 3rd on August 20th.

October 31, 2014
November 2014 Hotel reservation ref. number

The reservation number for the November 2014 meeting at the Wyndham Hotel in Tulsa is 10316798. Using this number will allow you to use the special OMLA rate for the weekend.  See you there.

August 21, 2014
OMLA has new Education Chairman

John Roth was appointed by the OMLA Board at the August 2014 Board meeting. Please present your ideas to him via email at or by phone at 405-348-8688.

Welcome aboard John!

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.


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