Pam Pollard was recently elected to her second term as Chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party. In her 20 years of service she has been elected to numerous offices including State Party Vice-Chair, State President of the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women and Treasurer of the National Federation of Republican Women. Known for her grassroots experience, Pam has written training manuals for grassroots activists and political and campaign treasurers. She has served three terms on the National Credentials Committee for the Republican National Convention and has served as Delegation Chairman for the last 2 national conventions.
Pam has extensive campaign experience having served as State Director of Coalitions and Grassroots Development for Mary Fallin for Governor, Director of the OKGOP Victory Get-Out-The-Vote Program and was Deputy Director of Americans for Prosperity-OK.
Carolyn McLarty, DVM was first elected as the National Committeewoman from Oklahoma in May of 2008. She has served on the RNC Resolutions Committee and is now Chairman of the RNC Resolutions Committee. She has served as the Chairman of the Conservative Steering Committee and as a founding member of the Republican National Conservative Caucus. She has also attended five Republican National Conventions.
Currently, Dr. McLarty is the Vice President of the Woodward County Republican Women and has served this group in many capacities. She is a member of many organizations including the Oklahoma First Ladies, the Oklahoma Eagle Forum, the National Rifle Association, the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women, the Mutual Christian Church, and the Woodward Chamber of Commerce. McLarty is currently serving as Parliamentarian for the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women.
Previously, Dr. McLarty served as the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women Chaplain and the Co-Coordinator of the National Day of Prayer in Woodward. She was a Speaker of the Oklahoma House Appointee on the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women and was also appointed to the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority. McLarty served as the Alternate District Director and President for the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association’s Northwest District, and was a member of the Admissions Committee for Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Okla. National Committeeman. Widowed. Insurance sales for 30yrs. Brokerage Director for Mass Mutual. 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Graduate of Oklahoma State University.
BS and MBA in Finance. Hold CFP and CLU designations. Church Elder (Disciple of Christ Christian). Former Oklahoma County Chairman and 5th District Chair. Delegate to three GOP National Convention.
Mary Fallin became the first female governor of Oklahoma on January 10, 2011. She currently serves as chair of the National Governors Association. During her first session as governor, Fallin saw many of her legislative priorities signed into law including lawsuit reform, workers’ comp reform, comprehensive education reform and government modernizations. Fallin launched an initiative to increase the number of college graduates in Oklahoma to help the state attract and retain jobs. She also put forward a road and bridge plan to eliminate nearly all of the deficient bridges on the state’s highway system. She served two terms in the Oklahoma House before becoming the first woman to be elected lieutenant governor of Oklahoma in 1994. In 2006, she was elected to the U.S. Congress. Fallin is married to Wade Christensen, Oklahoma’s first “First Gentleman,” and the couple has six children between them.
Oklahoma elected Todd Lamb as Lt. Governor on November 2, 2010. After a term in which Lamb successfully advocated for workers’ compensation reform, higher pay for Oklahoma’s Troopers, and growing Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry, Lamb was reelected in 2014, winning in each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties.
Lamb continues to focus on being the voice of Oklahomans in the capitol. Every year he visits each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties. Lamb continues to champion small business and is currently pushing for reforms to the state’s unemployment compensation system as well as other regulatory reforms to help entrepreneurs prosper.
An Enid native, Lamb played football at Louisiana Tech University, then returned to Oklahoma earning his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and his law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
At the start of his career, Lamb worked for then gubernatorial candidate Frank Keating and then served in the Keating administration until 1998 when Lamb became a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service.
During his U.S. Secret Service tenure, Lamb investigated and made numerous arrests in the areas of counterfeiting, bank fraud, threats against the President, and identity theft. His duties included domestic and international protection assignments during the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. In early 2001, he was appointed to the national Joint Terrorism Task Force and after the terrorists' attacks, he was assigned to portions of the 9-11 investigation.
In 2004, Lamb was elected to serve in the Oklahoma state Senate. Lamb was re-elected in 2008 and in 2009 became the first Republican Majority Floor Leader in state history.
Lamb has worked in the private sector as a landman in Oklahoma's energy industry, and was General Counsel for an energy and wireless company in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Lt. Governor Lamb has been consistently recognized as a leader. He served as chairman of the National Lt. Governors Association (NLGA) and the Republican Lt. Governors Association (RLGA).
Todd Lamb and his wife Monica have been married 21 years and have two children, Griffin and Lauren. The Lambs are active members of Quail Springs Baptist Church, where Lamb serves as a church deacon.
After serving four years in the U.S. House of Representatives, James was elected to the U.S. Senate to complete an unexpired term on November 4, 2014 and re-elected to a full six-year senate term on November 8, 2016.
As chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management, Lankford fights unnecessary and burdensome regulation and advocates for a more restrained federal government.
Personal faith, local decision-making, and opportunity for every person, regardless of their background, are core values for Senator Lankford. Before his time in Congress, from 1995 to 2009, James served as Director of Student Ministry at the Baptist Convention of Oklahoma and Director of the Falls Creek Youth Camp, the largest youth camp in the United States, with more than 51,000 individuals attending each summer.
James lives in Edmond with his wife Cindy. They have been married for 25 years and have two daughters: Hannah and Jordan. He enjoys spending time with his family, sport shooting, and reading.
U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe is a U.S. Army Veteran. He is the senior member of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee. He also serves on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce Science, & Transportation and the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
An avid pilot with over 11,000 flight hours, Inhofe became the only member of the Senate to fly an airplane around the world when he recreated Wiley Post's legendary trip around the globe.
The conservative publication, Human Events, in editorializing on a recent “Top 10 Most Outstanding Conservative Senators,” ranked Inhofe number one saying he is an “unabashed conservative” and noted that “he’s unafraid to speak his mind.”
In 2013, National Journal magazine ranked Inhofe among the top five most conservative members of the Senate.
Jim has been married to his wife, Kay, for 57 years. They have 20 kids and grandkids.
Congressman Jim Bridenstine was elected in 2012 to represent Oklahoma’s First
Congressional District. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the
Science, Space and Technology Committee.
Bridenstine began his Naval aviation career flying the E-2C Hawkeye off the USS
Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier. It was there that he flew combat missions in Iraq
and Afghanistan and gathered most of his 1,900 flight hours and 333 carrier arrested
landings. While on active duty, he transitioned to the F-18 Hornet and
flew at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, the parent command to TOPGUN.
After leaving active duty, Bridenstine returned to Tulsa to be the Executive Director
of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium. Bridenstine’s background
includes a triple major at Rice University, a MBA from Cornell University, 9 years
active duty in the United States Navy, and business experience in real estate,
ranching, aerospace, and defense contracting.
Bridenstine was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy
Reserve in 2012 while flying missions in Central and South America in support of
America’s war on drugs. Most recently he transitioned to the 137th Air Refueling
Wing of the Oklahoma Air National Guard, where he will fly with an MC-12
squadron stationed at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City.
A native Oklahoman, Steve Russell graduated from Del City High School as class president and was voted "most likely to succeed." He earned a degree in public speaking from Ouachita Baptist University and completed the Army ROTC program. Russell was then commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant-Army Infantry, which began his 21-year career in the U. S. Army. He completed the rigorous U.S. Army Ranger School in Class 11-87, and he deployed to assignments in the Arctic, the desert, the Pacific, Europe and Continental U. S. stations. Operationally, he was deployed to Kosovo, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Iraq. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Russell commanded the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry and conducted combat in Tikrit, Iraq. His unit played a key role in the capture of Saddam Hussein, which is documented in his book, We Got Him! A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein. Russell completed a master's degree in history from the Command and General Staff College. Before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel, Russell earned the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with Valor Device, and Oak Leaf Cluster. He then returned to Oklahoma with his wife, Cindy, and their five children. As a member of the Oklahoma State Senate from 2008-2012, Russell led efforts to protect the unborn, combat human trafficking, support veterans benefits, and reform the adoption process. Russell is the founder and owner of Two Rivers Arms, a small rifle manufacturing business, and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2014. His committee assignments include: House Republican Steering Committee; House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform (Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on National Security) and House Armed Services Committee. He and Cindy make their home in Choctaw, Oklahoma, and are members of First Southern Baptist Church of Del City.
Congressman Markwayne Mullin was first elected to serve the people of Oklahoma’s Second Congressional District in November 2012. He is currently serving his third term in office.
Mullin and his wife Christie have five children: Jim, Andrew, Larra, Ivy, and Lynette. The Mullin family currently resides in Westville, Oklahoma on the same family farm where Markwayne was raised.
A graduate of Stilwell High School, Mullin attended Missouri Valley College on a wrestling scholarship. Shortly after, Mullin’s father fell ill and the family’s small plumbing company encountered financial troubles. Mullin left college to return home and take over his family’s business, forgoing his wrestling scholarship and education.
Today, Mullin Plumbing is one of the largest service companies in the region, employing over 150 Oklahomans. The business is only one of several successful companies owned and operated by the Mullin family. Others include Mullin Environmental, Mullin Plumbing West Division, Mullin Services, Mullin Properties, and Mullin Plumbing New Construction.
In 2010, Mullin completed his education and received his degree in Applied Science in Construction Technology from the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology.
Mullin currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee whose broad jurisdiction includes issues important to rural Oklahoma including energy policy, health care, commerce, and manufacturing. He sits on three subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Energy, the Subcommittee on Health, and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection. Additionally, Mullin is a member of a number of caucuses, and is a co-chair of the Men’s Health Caucus and of the Regulatory Review Caucus.
During his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, Mullin has been a strong voice for business owners across Oklahoma, bringing their perspective into the national debate on many issues that directly impact the business community. As one of only two Native Americans currently serving in the House, Mullin brings a firsthand knowledge of Native American issues to Washington, D.C.
Mullin also serves as a member of the Republican Whip Team. Representatives who are members of this team work closely with Republican leadership to ensure every American’s voice is heard in Congress.
Each of the committees and caucuses Mullin serves on aims to solve problems facing the constituents of Oklahoma’s Second District. Mullin is dedicated to serving the people of his district with honesty and integrity, and fights each day to ensure his constituents’ voices are heard in Congress. A family man grounded by a deep faith and love for his country, Mullin strives to serve the Second District with the same principles in which he leads his life.
Congressman Frank Lucas is a fifth generation Oklahoman whose family has lived and farmed in Oklahoma for over 100 years. Born on January 6, 1960 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma, Lucas graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1982 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He was first elected to the United States House of Representatives in a special election in 1994.
Lucas proudly represents Oklahoma's Third Congressional District, which includes all or portions of 32 counties in northern and western Oklahoma, stretching from the Oklahoma panhandle to parts of Tulsa, and from Yukon to Altus in the southwest. It takes up almost half the state’s land mass and is one of the largest agricultural regions in the nation. Lucas has been a crusader for the American farmer since being elected to Congress in 1994 and he has fought to protect Oklahoma values.
Congressman Lucas serves on the House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Financial Services and as Vice Chairman on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Lucas also serves as a member of the Republican Whip Team. Representatives who are members of this team work with the Republican leadership to ensure every American’s voice is heard in Congress.
Prior to his service in Congress, Lucas served for five and a half years in the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, where he fought to defend the rights of private property owners and focused on promoting agriculture issues.
Frank and his wife Lynda have three children and two grandchildren. The Lucas family belongs to the First Baptist Church in Cheyenne.
Tom Cole was elected to Congress in 2002 and is currently serving in his eighth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Identified by Time Magazine as "one of the sharpest minds in the House," Cole is an advocate for a strong national defense, a tireless advocate for taxpayers and small businesses and a leader on issues dealing with Native Americans and tribal governments. At the outset of his service in the House, Cole was named as one of the "Five Freshmen to Watch" by Roll Call.
Since 2009, Cole has served on the House Appropriations Committee, where he is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies; he is also assigned to the Subcommittees on Defense and Interior.
In 2017, Cole was reappointed to the House Budget Committee for the fourth consecutive Congress. He serves on the panel as one of the three members of the majority party who also sits on the Appropriations Committee. He is currently considered the Senior Appropriator on the panel.
Cole was appointed in 2013 to serve on the House Rules Committee. In addition, Congressman Cole serves as a Deputy Whip for the Republican Conference.
In October 2013, he was appointed to serve as one of four House Republicans on a House-Senate joint budget conference committee that negotiated a bipartisan budget deal for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
Tom Cole has a significant background of service to his home state of Oklahoma. Before Congress, he served as State Chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party, District Director to former Congressman Mickey Edwards and a member of the Oklahoma State Senate. Cole also served as Oklahoma’s Secretary of State; in this capacity he served as former Governor Frank Keating's chief legislative strategist and liaison to the state's federal delegation. Keating tapped Cole to lead Oklahoma's successful effort to secure federal funds to assist in the rebuilding of Oklahoma City in the wake of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.
Cole is widely regarded as one of the GOP's top political strategists. He served as Executive Director of the National Republican Congressional Committee in the 1992 cycle. He also served as Chief of Staff of the Republican National Committee during the historic 2000 cycle in which Republicans won the presidency, the Senate and the House for the first time in 48 years. In the 2008 cycle, Cole served as Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Cole is a founding partner and past president of CHS & Associates, a nationally recognized political consulting and survey research firm based in Oklahoma City. The firm has been named one of the top 20 in its field and has literally dozens of past and current clients scattered across the country.
A former college instructor in history and politics, Cole holds a B.A. from Grinnell College, an M.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma. Cole has been a Thomas Watson Fellow and a Fulbright Fellow at the University of London; he has also received honorary degrees from Hillsdale Bible College in Moore, Oklahoma City University and Grinnell College. He serves on the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents, as well as the national board of the Fulbright Association. He is also a member of the Congressional Advisory Board to the Aspen Institute.
Tom Cole is a fifth generation Oklahoman and an enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation. He is currently one of only two Native Americans currently serving in Congress. He was awarded the Congressional Leadership Award by the National Congress of American Indians in 2007 and 2011 and was inducted into the Chickasaw Hall of Fame in 2004. Cole's late mother, Helen, is also a member of the Chickasaw Hall of Fame and served as a state representative, state senator and mayor of Moore in her native state of Oklahoma. Cole's late father, John, served 20 years in the United States Air Force and worked an additional two decades as a civilian federal employee at Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City.
Tom and his wife, Ellen, have one son, Mason, and reside in Moore, Oklahoma.
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