Friday, March 25, 2011

Fallin Names Six To Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Governor Fallin put her stamp on the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority today by apppointing five new members and reappointing a present member. 

The six selected by Fallin are: · District 1: G. Carl Gibson of Norman, current COO of Inoveon Corp; replaces Douglas F. Riebel · District 2: Kenneth G. Adams of Bartlesville, chairman of the Adams Investment Company; replaces Mike Leonard · District 3: Albert C. “Kell” Kelly of Bristow, president and CEO of Spirit Bank; replaces Hal Ellis · District 4: Kevin Hern of Tulsa, owner of KTAK corporation; replaces Clark Brewster · District 5: E. Gene Love of Lawton, CEO of Millennium Solutions Group; replaces C. Kendrick Fergeson · District 6: David A. Burrage of Durant, attorney; re-appointed

“Maintaining and repairing our turnpikes and transportation infrastructure is important to our citizens and important to Oklahoma’s economy,” said Fallin. “I’m very pleased that we have been able to find so many qualified, dedicated community leaders to serve on the turnpike authority and to ensure the OTA is competently and efficiently run.”

The first meeting of the OTA will take place at 10:45 am this Monday, March 28 at the Neal A. McCaleb Building, 3500 Martin Luther King Avenue in Oklahoma City.

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