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Treat announces agency, board, commission appointments

Ponca City Now - January 11, 2019 11:29 am

OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, announced a slate of appointments to various state agencies, boards and commissions.

The Senate pro tempore regularly makes appointments to fill spots on the various state agencies, boards and commissions. The governor and House speaker also make appointments.

Pro Tempore Treat said as the new leader of the Senate he will emphasize and prioritize the appointment process.

“The appointment process is one of the important duties of the Senate leader because agencies, boards, and commissions have a lot of input and oversight over issues like education, health care, and public safety,” Treat said. “It’s important we attract qualified, energetic, experienced people to serve our state. If you are interested in helping us move Oklahoma toward a better and brighter future, please contact my office to let us know about your interest and willingness to serve.”

The list of appointments include:

  • Brett Coble of Ardmore to the Long Term Care Services and Supports Advisory Committee for a term serving at the pleasure of the Senate president pro tempore. Coble is serving in a new position as a member who represents for-profit nursing homes.
  • Sheryl Lovelady of Oklahoma City to the Board on Judicial Compensation for a term serving at the pleasure of the Senate president pro tempore. Lovelady is serving as a member who represents a civic organization and replaces William Hubbard, who resigned.
  • Molly Wehrenberg of Edmond to the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women for a term beginning immediately and expiring June 30, 2022. Wehrenberg replaces Bernice Mitchell, who resigned.
  • Jim Laurick of Edmond to the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System board for the remainder of a four-year term expiring June 30, 2021. Laurick is being reappointed to the board.
 

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