Julie Cunningham

Julie Cunningham Bio

Julie Cunningham has served the Oklahoma Water Resources Board since 1994 in technical, policy, and executive capacities in all divisions. As Executive Director, Julie leads the agency in accomplishing its complex mission of planning for and developing the state’s water resources and administering multi-billion-dollar infrastructure financing programs to foster water supply reliability and economic and environmental resiliency. Julie is past president of the Association of Western State Engineers and Interstate Council on Water Policy, Secretary/Treasurer of the Western States Water Council, and Commissioner on four interstate river compacts. Julie is passionate about transforming the water industry and state policies and services to promote innovation, efficiency, and opportunity for Oklahomans. She is an Oklahoma City native and Oklahoma State University alumnus.

Developing and implementing statewide policies that encourage the responsible development of Oklahoma's natural resouces.