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McGee Creek Authority

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The McGee Creek Authority became responsible for the care, operation and maintenance of the McGee Creek reservoir and dam Sept. 1, 1990.

The lake and dam were constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation to supply municipal and industrial water to the McGee Creek Authority as well as downstream flood protection, recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement.

Participants of the McGee Creek Authority are the Southern Oklahoma Development Trust, the City of Atoka, the County of Atoka, the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust and the City of Oklahoma City.

Members and surrogates

  • Carl Edwards, Chairperson
  • Sam Samandi, Surrogate
  • Brian Cathey, Vice-Chairman
  • Coby Sherrill, Surrogate
  • David Holt, Trustee
  • JD Baker, Surrogate
  • Phillip Culbreath, Trustee
  • Marvin Dale, Surrogate
  • Vacant, Trustee 
  • Vacant, Surrogate
  • Chris Browning, General Manager
  • Lisa Hubbell, Secretary