Meet Claudia

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Claudia Griffith a lifelong Oklahoman with deep roots in Norman who has spent a lifetime working for our state. She grew up in Norman and raised her three children in Norman Public Schools. Claudia spent countless hours volunteering as President of the PTA at Jefferson Elementary, Longfellow Middle School and Norman North High School.

Claudia and her husband Jim have been married 42 years and together they have built a successful dentist practice in Norman. She is a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma. Claudia was Norman Regional Hospital’s first full time Patient Education Coordinator, she worked at Cleveland County Health department and was a program consultant at Oklahoma University Health Promotions, working with Native American tribes all over the United States on health issues. She served as a former Executive Director of Health for Friends, a healthcare non-profit organization which provided pre-natal, chronic disease, pharmacy and dental services to the underserved.

Claudia embodies the Oklahoma values of hard work, commitment to family and service to community. She has continually been proactively involved in the Norman community and served with many civic organizations such as the Norman Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Norman, Imagine Norman and the Boy Scouts of America.

Claudia was one of the first Oklahomans to volunteer as a responder in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. She remembers an Oklahoma that came together after that horrible tragedy and she believes that Oklahomans can come together again to solve any problem.

As a nurse, a small business owner and a former nonprofit director, Claudia has the unique and diverse experience it takes to represent us at the State Capitol. She believes in taking a common sense approach to solving issues and will not be a rubber stamp for anyone. Claudia will always do what is right for Oklahomans and work to move us forward.