Resume

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, Oklahoma City Club 29 Rotary
  • 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