JOURNAL RECORD: Robertson named to board at Villages OKC

August 4, 2021 | See Full Article Here

OKLAHOMA CITY – VillagesOKC has welcomed Lance Robertson to its board of directors. 

Robertson previously served as lead for aging and disability issues at the federal Department of Health and Human Services, where he managed a $4 billion budget, 36 programs and a research institute. He also is a former head of aging services at the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. He spent 12 years in leadership roles for Oklahoma State University’s Gerontology Institute and Partnerships for Aging. He is the former president of the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities and served on the Catastrophic Health Emergency Planning Task Force. He is a U.S. Army veteran. 

Robertson will serve on the VillagesOKC board with President Scott Shaefer, Brian Banks, Chris Buckelew, Kern Creevey, Danny Eischen and Lewis McClain. 

VillagesOKC is part of the nationwide Village to Village Network committed to expanding opportunities, choices, support and care for all older people. For more information, visit

“Lance Robertson’s remarkable experience and inherent passion match our organization’s mission,” VillagesOKC Executive Director Marilyn Olson said. “We can’t wait to see how we grow with the addition of his heart and expertise.”