Local Government

City of Ada

The City of Ada is managed by a five person elected City Council and a City Manager, who oversees the day-to-day operations. City Council consists of four members elected from their ward, and one members elected from the community at large. The mayor is elected by the City Council each year. 

Current Ada City Council Members are: Dick Scalf - Ward 1, Shane Sweeney - Ward 2, Darrell Nemecek - Ward 3, Matt Layton - Ward 4, and Roger Cupps - At-Large. 

The City Council is responsible for: hiring the city manager, enacting ordinances, and appointing members to city boards and commissions. City Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 5:45 p.m. at City Hall. 

For more information visit or call 580.436.6300

Pontotoc County

Pontotoc County is governed by the three elected County Commissioners. Current County Commissioners are: Gary Starns - District 1, Danny Davis - District 2, and Justin Roberts - District 3. 

They are responsible for maintaining the county's roadway system, issues calls for elections, organizing 911 services, hiring county employees, and appointing members of county board and commissions. 

Pontotoc County Commissioners hold meetings every Monday morning at 9 a.m. at their offices. For more information call 580.332.8977. 

State Government

Ada and Pontotoc County are represented by one State Senator and three State Representatives, which each represent a portion of the county. 

Senator Susan Paddack - District 13

Representative Todd Thomsen - District 25

Representative Wes Hilliard - District 22

Representative Paul Roan - District 20

Federal Government

The Ada area is represented on the Federal level by one Representative and two Senators. 

United States Representative Tom Cole

United States Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.

United States Senator James M. Inhofe