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Pinnell to speak at first Wildcatters Wednesday Luncheon

August 25, 2016
TOPICS: In the news
Matt Pinnell, National State Party Director of the Republican National Committee, will be the featured speaker at the inaugural OIPA Wildcatters Wednesday Luncheon of the 2016-17 season, Sept. 7 at Tulsa Country Club.

Pinnell serves as the chief liaison between the RNC and state parties. He was appointed in April 2013.

Prior to his RNC appointment, Pinnell, served as chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party. Elected in June of 2010 at the age of 34 and re-elected in May of 2011, Pinnell at that time was the youngest State Chairman in the country.

Pinnell was appointed in 2010 as ďChairman of the State ChairmenĒ by RNC Chairman Reince Preibus. In his role as Chairman of the RNCís State Chairmenís Committee, Pinnell directed the sharing of ideas and best practices among the nationís state Republican leaders.

Pinnell spent three years in Washington, D.C., in the field of grassroots advocacy and legislative affairs for the American International Auto Dealers Association (AIADA) and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). He has worked as a campaign aide to former U.S. Rep. Steve Largent, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt and former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D.

He is a graduate of Oral Roberts University and lives in Tulsa with his wife Lisa and their four children.

Advance registration is $38 for Wildcatters PAC donors and $50 for OIPA members. Guest, non-OIPA member and walk-up member registration is $60. Tables of 10 are available in advance for $450 Wildcatters PAC donors or $600 for OIPA members who are not Wildcatters.

Register by phone by calling OIPA Manager of Administration and Registration at 405-601-2272. Online registration is available on the Events page at through noon on Sept. 6.

The Wildcatters PAC of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association is made up of OIPA members who annually contribute to help the OIPA accomplish objectives beyond the time, energy, experience and financial limitations of individual producers.

For information about donating to the Wildcatters PAC, call the OIPA at 405-942-2334.

OIPA Wildcatters Wednesday Luncheon schedule
Oct. 11        OKC  (Tuesday)
Nov. 2        Tulsa
*No December luncheon*
Jan. 11        OKC
Feb. 8        Tulsa
March 1    OKC
April 5        Tulsa
May 4        OKC (Thursday)

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