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Josh Cockroft

JOSH COCKROFT

SECRETARY OF STATE AND CHIEF POLICY ADVISOR

Josh Cockroft currently serves as the Secretary of State and the Governor's chief policy advisor. In this role, Cockroft will carry out the Governor’s policy operation, including the development and monitoring of legislation and regulation, and will advise the Governor on all executive acts.

Blayne Arthur

BLAYNE ARTHUR

SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

Blayne Arthur currently serves as Secretary of Agriculture. Arthur is the state's first female to hold the position. She acts as Governor Stitt's chief advisor on policy development and implementation related to agriculture, food and forestry.

Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MATT PINNELL

SECRETARY OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

As Secretary of Workforce Development, Pinnell uses his successful business background to foster economic growth in Oklahoma while working closely with the Departments of Education and Commerce to emphasize the workforce pipeline and economic development for the state.

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DR. DEBORAH SHROPSHIRE

SECRETARY OF HUMAN SERVICES

As Secretary of Human Services, Secretary Shropshire is responsible for a variety of agencies, boards, and commissions, including Oklahoma Human Services, the Office of Juvenile Affairs, Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, the Office of Disability Concerns, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services and the J.D. McCarty Center. 

Tim Gatz

TIM GATZ

SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

Tim Gatz currently serves as Secretary of Transportation. In this position, Gatz works to develop a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure system across Oklahoma.

John Suter

JOHN SUTER

SECRETARY OF OPERATIONS AND GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY, STATE COO

John Suter currently serves as Secretary of Operations and Government Efficiency. Suter boasts 31 years of experience in management, including serving in senior leadership roles with a focus on profitability, productivity, and efficiency. Most recently, he served as the COO and interim CEO of Sandridge Energy during his last four years with the company. Suter will oversee more than 20 state agencies as will serve an an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to deliver taxpayers more for their money by running government more efficiently.

John Laws

JOHN LAWS

SECRETARY OF BUDGET, STATE CFO

John Laws currently serves as Secretary of Budget and State Chief Financial Officer. Laws has over 20 years of executive experience in the leadership and management of corporate finance, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning activities. Laws will serve as an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to hold government budgets flat and protect the taxpayer.

 

Tricia Everest

TRICIA EVEREST

SECRETARY OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

 

 

Ken McQueen

KEN MCQUEEN

SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT

Ken McQueen currently serves as Secretary of Energy and Environment. In this position, McQueen plays a critical role in advising the administration on policy that encourages robust and responsible development of our natural resources, ensures clean air and clear water for all Oklahomans, and makes our state an example for others to follow.

John Nash

JOHN NASH

SECRETARY OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS

John Nash currently serves as Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Military. In this position, Nash is an expert who is a champion for our men and women in uniform and the veterans across our state.

 

Susan Winchester

SUSAN WINCHESTER

SECRETARY OF LICENSING AND REGULATION

Susan Winchester currently serves as Secretary of Licensing and Regulation. Winchester is a former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and Oklahoma’s first female Speaker Pro-Tempore. Winchester will oversee more than 80 state agencies as an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to deliver taxpayers more for their money.

 

Nellie Sanders

NELLIE SANDERS

SECRETARY OF EDUCATION

Nellie Sanders currently serves as Secretary of Education and is committed to the Governor’s vision of making Oklahoma a Top Ten state for education. She will work closely with local and statewide education leaders to ensure that Oklahoma’s children will be set up for success

Dr. Corey Finch

DR. COREY FINCH

SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH

Dr. Corey Finch currently serves as the Secretary of Health and Mental Health. In this role, Dr. Finch works to implement efficient and effective strategies that amplify the accessibility and impact of Oklahoma’s health and mental health care resources, and ensure that Oklahoma’s health agencies are working to give Oklahomans access to the care and attention they need.

Shelley Zumwalt - Secretary of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage

SHELLEY ZUMWALT

SECRETARY OF TOURISM, WILDLIFE AND HERITAGE

Shelley Zumwalt currently serves as the Secretary of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage. In this role she advances Oklahoma’s presence as a destination state, working with statewide agencies and local businesses to ensure that Oklahoma has a seat at the table when it comes to national tourism and travel. Her background in tourism and familiarity with the Oklahoma experience makes her an asset to the state.

VACANT

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE

The Secretary of Commerce oversees 30 agencies, including the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Governor’s Council for Science and Innovation.

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