The Oklahoma Real Estate Commission has appointed Charla Slabotsky, a lobbyist for the Oklahoma Association of Realtors, as its executive director, effective Feb. 11.
Slabotsky will take over from Anne M. Woody, who will retire March 1. Woody has been with the state agency for 38 years, starting in her teens as a receptionist, and is just the fourth executive director since it was formed in 1950.
Slabotsky, who grew up in Atoka, has worked for the Realtors trade association for 16 years. She is the senior vice president of government affairs. She has worked in communication, professional development and legislative and political issues, lobbying the Legislature on issues of interest to the real estate business.