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Meet Christi Gillespie

Deep Local Roots

Christi Gillespie moved to Oklahoma and fell in love with our city when she was still in elementary school. She knows and understands the challenges Broken Arrow families are facing because she’s one of us.

Dedicated To Family

A wife, mother, and grandmother, Christi Gillespie always puts family first and wants to make Oklahoma the best state in the nation in which families can build their lives and pursue their dreams.

Business Expert

Since graduating cum laude with a degree in Mass Communications from Oklahoma Christian University, Christi has spent 30+ years in sales, most recently as the Director of Sales & Training, North America for SeneGence, International. She is currently a small business owner, consulting doctors across the state to make their businesses more profitable.

Proud Public Servant

A long-time community volunteer and leader in Broken Arrow, Christi was elected to City Council in 2019, became Vice Mayor in 2021 & was re-elected in 2023. On the City Council, Christi worked to revitalize Broken Arrow’s economy, improve public safety, enhance infrastructure, and upgrade city services.

Christi's Service

  • 2023-present – Subdivision Regulation Update Committee
  • 2023-present – Drainage Advisory Committee
  • 2023 – Aspen Landing Steering Committee
  • 2022 – Leadership Exchange Academy Graduate
  • 2022-Present – Zoning Stakeholder Advisory Committee
  • 2022-present – Streets & Streetscaping Advisory Committee
  • 2022-present – Broken Arrow Senior Center Board of Directors
  • 2021-present – NLC Women in Municipal Govt (WIMG) Board of Directors
  • 2021-present – OML Legislative Committee
  • 2021-present – Mayors Council of Oklahoma
  • 2021-present – Gateways Subcommittee
  • 2020-present – INCOG Board of Directors
  • 2020-present – SW BA Park (Elam Park) Advisory Committee
  • 2019-present – NLC Economic Development Committee
  • 2019-present – NLC Women in Municipal Govt (WIMG)
  • 2018-present – Broken Arrow Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
  • 2018-present – Broken Arrow Chamber Government Affairs Committee
  • 2005-present – BAPS PTA member
  • 2019-2022 – TCC Dental Hygiene Advisory Board
  • 2020-2022 – OK GOP Platform Committee member
  • 2019-2020 – Elm and New Orleans Advisory Committee
  • 2018-2019 – Oklahoma State PTA Board Legislative Advocacy Chair
  • 2012-2014 – BA PTA Council Executive Board – Legislative Liaison
  • 2005-2019 – Served on PTA boards as President for multiple years, Council Delegate, Nominating Chair & Fundraising Chair.
  • 2018 – Build a Better Broken Arrow (BABBA) Committee. Committee formed to educate about the 2018 General Obligation Bond vote.
  • 2018 – Broken Arrow Citizens Police Academy Graduate
  • Member of Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Broken Arrow Creek Chapter member
  • Tulsa County Republican Women’s Club member
  • Church activities: First Time Guest greeter & longtime children’s Sunday School teacher
  • College mission trip with “Let’s Start Talking.” Taught English using a simplified version of the gospel of Luke.

Endorsements

  • Mayor Debra Wimpee – Broken Arrow
  • Johnnie Parks – Broken Arrow City Councilor-at Large
  • Lisa Ford – Broken Arrow City Council – Ward 2
  • Justin Green – Broken Arrow City Council Ward – 4
  • Debbie Taylor – Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education – Zone 2
  • John Cockrell – Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education – Zone 3
  • Sen. Dana Prieto – OK State Senate District 34
  • Rep. Stan May, OK House of Representatives District 80
  • Rep. TJ Marti, OK House Representatives District 75
  • Mayor Joyce Calvert – Glenpool
  • Mayor Shelli Selby – Yukon
  • Mayor Brian Grider – Mustang (may want to double check this one).
  • E’lena Ashley – Tulsa Public Board Member – District 4
  • Christian Bengel – Tulsa City Councilor – District 6
  • Broken Arrow Firefighters – IAFF Local 2551
  • OK Dental Association
  • OK 2nd Amendment Association

On The Issues

Economic Development

On the Broken Arrow City Council, Christi Gillespie has utilized her business expertise to push for the revitalization of south Broken Arrow, including New Orleans Square, the Aspen Ridge Development, as well as the Innovation District. In the Oklahoma State Senate, she will continue working to improve economic opportunities for Oklahoma’s families, especially in the technology sector.

Public Safety

Proven by her municipal voting record, Christi Gillespie is proud to stand beside Oklahoma’s law enforcement officers and other first responders. She is a graduate of the Broken Arrow Citizens Police Academy & consistently does ride-alongs with first responders to gain first-hand knowledge. In the State Senate, she will continue the effort she started on the City Council to bring public safety districts to Broken Arrow and other communities.

Education

As a mom, “Cici”, and long-time PTA volunteer, Christi Gillespie is a proud supporter of Oklahoma’s public schools. She will continue her work to empower parents to always have the final say in their children’s education; while also working to ensure every Oklahoma classroom has a fantastic teacher.

In the State Senate, Christi will work to ensure that Northeastern State University-BA becomes a true 4-year university. Area students deserve a local choice for pursuing their higher education goals.

Individual Liberty

A proud Constitutional Conservative, Christi Gillespie will continue to defend our hard-won liberties, like she did during 2020, including the rights to keep and bear arms, worship, and speak our minds.

A staunch defender of the unborn, Christi Gillespie will fight to make Oklahoma the most pro-life state in the nation.

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