Christine JamesInternal Auditor
Christine James has been with the City of Lawton since 2003 when she started out as the Assistance Real Property Administrator for the City Attorney’s Office. In 2006 she served as the Right-of-Way Agent for the city’s Engineering Department before accepting the position of Plans Examiner with the city’s License and Permits Division in 2007. She then accepted the position of Planning Technician within the city’s Planning Department in 2014 before becoming a Housing Development Specialist with the city’s Housing and Community Development Division. In 2018 she began serving as the City’s Housing and Community Development Division Administrator. In 2020, she accepted the position of Community Services Director before serving as Interim Parks and Recreation Director in September 2021 and became Parks and Recreation Director in October 2021. Christine was named Internal Auditor in August 2023.
James holds various certificates, including Lead Based Paint Risk Assessor from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality and Building Plans Examiner from the International Code Council. In 2002, James received her Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in finance from Oklahoma State University.