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House, Senate leaders to speak at Wildcatters luncheon

February 22, 2017
As state lawmakers struggle to find new revenue to fund major priorities amid a $1.3 billion revenue hole in the budget that will take effect July 1, the OIPA welcomes the leaders of both legislative houses to speak at the March Wildcatter Wednesday Luncheon.

State Rep. Charles McCall, R-Atoka, is a third-generation banker and current chairman and CEO of AmeriState Bank in Atoke, where is is also a former mayor.

McCall earned a bachelorís degree in finance from the University of Oklahoma and a masterís degree in banking from the University of Colorado.

He was first elected to House District 22 in 2012, ran unopposed in 2014 and 2016, and was elected speaker for the 2017 session.

State Sen. Mike Schulz, R-Altus, is a native of Cheyenne and holds a bachelorís degree in agriculture from Oklahoma State University.

He is an active member of Oklahoma Farm Bureau, served as chairman of the Young Farmer and Rancher Committee in 1996 and also worked for the organization for many years as field representative.

Schulz is a graduate of Oklahoma Agriculture Leadership Class V and continues to be an active member in the Altus Kiwanis Club as well as the Highland Heights United Methodist Church.

He won election to the Senate in a special election in May of 2006 and was elected president pro tempore for the 2017 legislative session.
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