Rep. Ritze named to board of OBV

State Rep. Mike Ritze was recently named to the Oklahoma Baptist Village Board of Directors for the Village Communities for 2016-2017.

The 22-member board oversees the operations of Baptist Villages Communities (BVC) in Ada, Broken Arrow, Cleveland, Elk City, Hugo, Lake Texoma, Oklahoma City, Okmulgee and Owasso. The board also oversees Entrusted Hearts by Baptist Village services at home in Lawton, Oklahoma City and Owasso/Tulsa areas, as well as Entrusted Hearts Medical Equipment by Baptist Village. BVC is the largest not-for-profit provider of senior living and aging services in Oklahoma, serving residents across the state since 1958.

“I am so honored to be appointed to the Oklahoma Baptist Village Board of Directors for the Village Communities,” Ritze, R-Broken Arrow, said. “I’m proud to be involved with such a fine organization that provides exceptional care at each one of their campuses in Oklahoma.”

Ritze brings over 40 years of experience as a practicing physician and surgeon to the BVC Board.