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Jim Dunlap
11201 Hillsdale Drive
Edmond, OK 73013
405.361.5399

Patrick J. Hall
2006 Morning Dew Trail
Norman, Oklahoma 73072
405.640.2260, 405.552.2465

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Jim Dunlap

Jim Dunlap was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in 1996. Prior to that, he served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1988 to 1995. Dunlap served as the Senate Republican Floor Leader 2001-2003, and has served in various other leadership positions during his legislative career. He has been the author of major legislation in the areas of workers' compensation reform, crime victims and sentencing, and fraternity hazing.

July 1, 2003, Tom Ridge, U. S. Secretary of Homeland Security, announced the appointment of Dunlap to the Homeland Security Advisory Council's State and Local Officials Senior Advisory Committee. Secretary Ridge established the committee of 13 individuals to provide advice on increasing America's security from experts representing state and local government.

August 2001, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) announced the appointment of Dunlap as its National Chairman for 2002. As the ALEC National Chairman, Dunlap led the 21 member Board of Directors and was responsible for setting policies and priorities for the 2,400 member, national association of state legislators. Under Dunlap's leadership, the ALEC agenda was dedicated to developing model policies based on the Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government, federalism and individual liberty.

Dunlap was born and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He received a Masters in Business Administration from Northeastern State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Drury College. He retuned to Bartlesville upon graduation and helped operate the family construction company, Dunlap Construction which his grandfather started in 1939, and which his dad and brothers still operate today. He is married to Pamela Thompson Dunlap and has three children, Harrison, Preston, and Avery. Dunlap and his family are members of Oakdale Baptist Church in Edmond.

Dunlap currently operates his own governmental affairs consulting companies, Jim Dunlap Consultants, LLC, and Majority Plus, LLC.

 

Professional History

Elected/Public Service Positions:

1996 to Present
Member of Oklahoma State Senate
October 2002 to Present
Appointed by U.S. Secretary Tom Ridge to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Senior Advisory Council
1994 to Present
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Board of Directors
2002
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) National Chairman
2001-2003
Senate Republican Floor Leader
1999-2001
Senate Republican Caucus Chairman
1988-1996
Member of Oklahoma House of Representatives
1994-1996
House Republican Caucus Chairman
1991-1994​
House Republican Caucus Whip

 

Legislative Accomplishments

2003
Taxpayers Network Inc., U.S. Delegate to International Economic Development Summit, Ireland
American Legislative Exchange Council, U.S. Delegate to European Union Exchange, Belgium
2002
National Conference of State Legislators' National Conference Panelist, "Telecommunications"
Victims' Rights, House Bill 2271, allowing victims' families to testify in a capital murder case in the sentencing hearing
2001
Workers' Compensation Reform, House Bill 1476
2000
Delegate to the Republican National Convention
1997
American Council of Young Political Leaders, U. S. State Department Delegate, Australia
1996
ALEC National Orientation Conference Speaker, "Training for New Legislators"
ALEC Annual Meeting Conference Speaker, "Ozone Transport Assessment Group"
1990
Fraternity Hazing, House Bill 1906, prohibiting hazing activities against any organization and prohibiting the endangerment of children

 

Service Citations

2002
Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association, Appreciation Award
Oklahoma State Troopers Association, Legislator of the Year
Oklahoma Higher Education Council, Friend of Higher Education Award
State Government Affairs Council, Outstanding Leader Award
2000
Oklahoma Association of Health Underwriters, Legislator of the Year
1993
Bartlesville Boys and Girls Club Alumni Hall of Fame
Oklahoma Jaycees, Outstanding Young Oklahoman
1992
Victims' Advocate of the Year, Washington County
Oklahoma District Attorneys, Appreciation Award
1990
Outstanding Young Men of America
1985
Governor's Lifetime Award, OK Jaycees Recipient

 

Community Service

Member, Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce
Leadership Bartlesville, Class II President
Leadership Oklahoma, Class V
Bartlesville Jaycees, Club President

 

Education

2001
Masters in Business Administration, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
1984
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri
1979
Sooner High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma

 

Hobby

Golf, Former Club Professional

 

Contact Information

Majority Plus Office
Jim Dunlap
11201 Hillsdale Drive
Edmond, OK 73013
405.361.5399
FAX 918.336.7909

 

 

Patrick J. Hall

Patrick J. Hall (Pat) has more than 30 years experience as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of two large not-for-profit organizations and President of his own company, The Capital Group, L.L.C. Pat Hall possesses a strong professional and educational background in association management evidenced by the achievement of the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society for Association Executives. Hall's association management skills are concentrated in the areas of communications, government relations, coalition building, public relations, administration and training. Pat Hall's government relations experience includes drafting, tracking and advocating for meaningful legislation as well as preparation and presentation of oral and written testimony before legislative committees, regulatory agencies and constituency groups. Hall has extensive knowledge in public personnel administration and labor/management issues including public employee healthcare and retirement benefits. Hall also has vast knowledge of election processes and the modern techniques for successful campaigns. Hall has developed excellent working relations with the print and broadcast media and has spoken extensively across the state of Oklahoma to civic and professional organizations. Pat Hall is also an owner/partner of two clothing stores, Austin's in Altus, Oklahoma. Since 1996 Hall has owned these two retail clothing stores.

 

Professional History

THE CAPITAL GROUP, L.L.C.
Managing Member
August 1999 to Present
Manage a multi-faceted consulting firm that specializes in public relations, government relations, political campaign management, communications, board and media relations, and not-for-profit association management.
AUSTIN'S, L.L.C.
Partner
January, 1996 to Present
Owner of Lady Austin's and Austin's Fine Menswear in Altus Oklahoma.
THE CARL ALBERT FOUNDATION, INC.
President/Chief Executive Officer
February 1996 to December 1999
Responsible for administration of the educational foundation; fund-raising; directing the Institute for Progress, the research arm of the Foundation; and the creation of a leadership academy for young Oklahomans.
OKLAHOMA DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
February 1996 to August 1999
Responsible for administration of the Party in accordance with the organization’s bylaws and policies. Developed and coordinated statewide campaign strategy; fund-raising; and campaign management. Served as liaison to elected officials, coalitions, organizations and the media.
OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
March 1980 to January 1996
Managed all aspects of a 12,000 member, statewide, not-for-profit association, including budgeting, personnel administration, membership recruitment, training, board relations, communications and government relations. Served as the lobbyist and principal spokesperson for the association.
UNITED STATES ARMY
Captain, Military Police Corps
June 1974 to October 1977
Served as military police company grade officer, platoon leader, special weapons and tactics (SWAT) team commander and Military Police Investigations commander.

 

Education

Masters in Public Administration, University of Oklahoma, 1980
Bachelor of Science in Education, Southwest Missouri State University, 1974

 

Professional Membership & Activities

 
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES (ASAE)
Positions held in the professional organization for over 20,000 association managers; Executive Committee Vice-Chair, Board Member, Membership Development Committee Chair, A-PAC Vice-Chair, Legislative Committee Chair, and assignments to various other committees and task forces.
Member of ASAE Fellows, a recognition given to only 150 association executives since the award was created in 1986.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES FOUNDATION
Position held: Member, Board of Directors
OKLAHOMA SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES           
Position held: President, Board Member, Membership Committee Chair, and Treasurer
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
Position held: President, Board Member, Sooner Club, Norman, Oklahoma
LEADERSHIP NORMAN
LEADERSHIP OKLAHOMA
 
AMERICAN LEGION
Lifetime Member
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
Lifetime Member

 

State Government Committies, Task Forces And Commissions

University of Oklahoma Political Communications Advisory Council
Oklahoma Child Care Advisory Task Force
Oklahoma State Employee Assistance Program Advisory Committee
Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System Coalition
State and Education Employees Group Health Insurance Legislative Task Force
Oklahoma State Employees Flexible Benefits Advisory Council
Oklahoma Board on Legislative Compensation
Oklahoma Council for Executive Branch Reorganization

 

Client List

American Cancer Society
Oklahoma Center for Orthopedic & Multi-Specialty Surgery
Phillips Murrah, P.C.
Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians
LegalShield
Consulate General of Japan, Houston
Whetsel for Oklahoma County Sheriff
The Oklahoma Propane Dealers Association
Black Cat Warehouse (Fireworks)
Oklahoma State Medical Association
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Cox Communications
CompSource Oklahoma
TransCanada

 

Contact Information

Majority Plus Office
2006 Morning Dew Trail
Norman, Oklahoma 73072
(405) 640-2260
(405) 552-2465