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Legislative Administrator

Montie Smith was appointed to the position of Policy and Legislative Administrator in May of 2016 for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. She serves as liaison with the legislature where she will review proposed bills and work to ensure the Department’s concerns are acknowledged and protected, in addition to oversight of policies and administrative rules. Smith previously served as Manager for the Outdoor Advertising Control Branch, in the Right-of-Way and Utilities Division.


Smith began her career with the agency in 1983 as a Transportation Field Clerk for the Division Three headquarters in Ada and then moved to Oklahoma City to work in the Research and Development Division in 1988.  Later in 1993, she took a position with the Outdoor Advertising Control Branch where she was later promoted to Manager.


Her accomplishments include being a long standing member of the National Alliance of Highway Beautification Agencies, serving on the Southwest Region Standing Committee and various other beautification organizations during her tenure in Outdoor Advertising. Smith was recently appointed to serve on the “Keep Oklahoma Beautiful” Board of Directors to represent ODOT.


Smith is originally from Americus, Georgia.  She currently resides in Moore, Oklahoma

Last Modified on Feb 03, 2023