Founded in 1992, The Employees Benefits Council is an agency that provides services to more than 37,000 active employees throughout the Oklahoma City. It supports an agency and regulatory affairs division that is responsible for legislative matters, interagency relations, administrative rules, strategic planning and special projects. The agency also supports a human resources division that develops and implements agency policies, provides recruitment and selection services and administers staff training and development programs. The Employees Benefits Council offers information and fiscal and support services. It operates state wellness program that coordinates and develops wellness activities in the state government to encourage participation by employees in health promotion programs. The agency also offers a variety of programs for health, dental, life and disability insurance-related issues.