Governor Fallin announces 11 more appointments
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Published: 14-Sep-2011


Governor Mary Fallin today (Wednesday, September 14) announced appointments to the Physicians Advisory Committee, Board of Managers of CompSource Oklahoma, Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation, Used Motor Vehicle and Parts Commission, State Fire Marshal Commission, Board of Private Vocational Schools, Commission for Teacher Preparation and Capitol – Medical Center Improvement and Zoning Commission.

Physician Advisory Committee

Dr. William Gillock has served on the committee since 2004.  He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa and earned a master’s in public health from the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health, Oklahoma City. While Gillock had previously served as an appointee of the Senate Pro Tempore, under new legislation he is now filling a position appointed by the governor.

Dr. John A. Munneke of Edmond owns and operates Independent Medical Exams. He earned a bachelor’s degree and doctor in dental sciences from Baylor University. Munneke also earned a medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He will serve a three-year term and is filling a new position.

Dr. LeRoy Young of (Nichols Hills) Oklahoma City owns and operates a medical center in Oklahoma City.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and a doctor of osteopathy degree from the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Mo. Young will serve a three-year term and is filling a new position.

Board of Managers of CompSource Oklahoma

Larry Parman of Oklahoma City is the president and chief executive officer of Parman & Easterday, an estate planning law firm.  He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia and a law degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City.  He is replacing Andy Bass.  The appointment serves at the pleasure of the governor. Senate confirmation is not required for this appointment.

Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation

Angela LeBlanc of Oklahoma City is the claims manager at Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. She earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from University of Phoenix. LeBlanc. She is replacing Blake Virgin, and will serve a three year term and will represent employers in the state.

Used Motor Vehicle and Parts Commission

Jim Holman of Oklahoma City owns The Car Store, a used vehicle dealership in Oklahoma City.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Holman will serve an interim basis pending Senate confirmation. He replaces Dan Mullins, who resigned.

State Fire Marshal Commission

Cecil W. Clay of Oklahoma City is the deputy chief at the Oklahoma City Fire Department. He earned a bachelor’s degree in fire science from Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, Ala.  Clay will serve on an interim basis pending Senate confirmation.  He replaces Harold Crews Jr., who resigned.

Kirk Trekell of Alva is the fire chief for the Alva Fire Department.  He has served as chief since 1995.  Trekell will serve on an interim basis pending Senate confirmation.  He will replace Thomas Baker, who resigned.

Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools

Michael Pugliese of Oklahoma City is the president of Platt College.  He has served as president since 1985.  He graduated from Southern Connecticut State College and the Technical Careers Institute in Windsor, Conn.  Pugliese will serve on an interim basis pending Senate confirmation.  He will serve a five-year term and replaces Mollie Hager.

Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation

Ike Glass of Newkirk is the chief executive officer of Glass Operating Group, a trucking company.  He currently serves on the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Oklahoma State University. Glass will serve a three-year term and replaces Mike Turpen.  Glass will serve as a member of the State Regents on the commission. Senate confirmation is not required for this appointment.

Capitol–Medical Center Improvement and Zoning Commission

Lenardo Smith of Oklahoma City owns LD Smith Properties, a property management company. Smith will serve on an interim basis pending Senate confirmation.  He will serve a three-year term and is replacing Anita Hood who resigned.  Smith was recommended by the Citizens’ Advisory Committee, which is required by statute

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