Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan began his four-year term January
2nd, 2009 and was re-elected to a second term in 2012 with some 75 percent of the
vote. District Two includes the communities of Bethany, Warr Acres, Choctaw, Harrah
and Nicoma Park, as well as unincorporated areas in eastern Oklahoma County and
areas of west, northwest and south Oklahoma City. He currently serves as vice chairman
of the Board of County Commissioners.
Prior to election, Maughan worked as a Public Affairs Consultant for AT&T, providing
strategic legislative and regulatory guidance.
Before joining AT&T, Maughan served as the director of economic development for
Oklahoma County District Two and as a public information officer for Oklahoma County
Emergency Management and Oklahoma County District Three. Maughan also has considerable
experience as a field director, consultant and fundraiser for the Oklahoma Republican
In 2003, Maughan co-founded and now serves as President of Marketing Dimensions,
a consulting and marketing firm for both businesses and campaigns.
Maughan is past president for the South Oklahoma City Rotary Club and the U.S. Grant
High School Alumni Association. He previously served on the board for the South
Oklahoma City Chamber, as Chairman of the YMCA Central District, and was appointed
by Governor Frank Keating and later by Governor Mary Fallin to the Oklahoma Developmental
Disability Council. Maughan also is involved in the Wheelchair Foundation working
with his rotary club to raise funds for the organization. In 2012 he was named one
of 40 achievers under 40 by Distinctly Oklahoma magazine. He is also a member of
the board of central Oklahoma City’s Sister Cities organization. In 2012 he was
named to the boards of the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross and
of the Christmas Connection. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Oklahoma
City National Memorial Foundation and is treasurer of the South Oklahoma City Rotary
Shortly after assuming office, Maughan created the successful SHINE program
which organizes low-level non-violent offenders in community service work crews
to remove graffiti and trash and beautify and improve the community. SHINE stands
for Start Helping Impacted Neighborhoods Everywhere. That effort has saved taxpayers
more than $1.5 million and won widespread acclaim. It is also the model for a new
statewide law passed in 2012 to allow other counties to duplicate the SHINE program.
A companion program, SHINE for Students, rewards young people for community service
In 2007, Maughan was inducted into the Oklahoma City Community College Hall of Fame
for his distinguished service to the community.
Maughan is a 1995 graduate of U.S. Grant High School. He also attended Oklahoma
City Community College, obtaining associate degrees in Journalism, Broadcasting,
and Public Relations.
District 2 Right Now
Oklahoma County project addresses beautification as well as criminal activity
Date: October 11, 2010
More than just a beautification project, Start Helping Impacted Neighborhoods Everywhere is an effort to address problems with gangs, drug use and transients near parks and schools and in neighborhoods, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan said.
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