With the Annual Oklahoma Academy Salute and Summer 2016 behind us, we're getting back out on the Oklahoma highways to visit members and citizens across the state. The upcoming regional forums and outreach receptions will focus on the 2015 Town Hall recommendations on Oklahoma's tax and budget priorities, our legislative focus looking forward to the 2017 session and how best Oklahomans can affect policy change.
Tahlequah, September 15, 10am - 11am, NSU
Claremore, September 21, Luncheon Forum for Young Professionals
Edmond, September 27, Reception Forum, UCO Forensics Building, Atrium
Durant, October 4, Luncheon Forum, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Norman, October 26, Breakfast Forum, 7:30am - 9:00am, Norman Board of Education
Tulsa, October 26, Manufacturers Reception Forum, 5:30pm - 7:30pm, DoubleTr...
Jennifer Engleman | Sep 13, 2016
A Message from the CEO: August 2016
On the Move
The Oklahoma Academy is definitely following its motto, ?Moving Ideas Into Action!? As Chairman John Harper promised, we are moving across Oklahoma in our six membership regions sharing the consensus recommendations that were developed from the 2015 Town Hall "Oklahoma Priorities: The Government and Taxes We Want." These recommendations provide a model for addressing the budget fairly, if the legislature will use it.
We?ve been in 15 communities so far this year, most recently in Claremore for a luncheon forum at RSU. We had 30 guests attending and our speakers did a fabulous job encouraging Oklahomans to be informed and engaged. Kudos to our Chairman John Harper, Craig Knutson, Michael Gordon, and Mickey Hepner! Upcoming forums already scheduled are Enid for a luncheon forum August 30, Tahlequah for a mid-morning forum September...
Jennifer Engleman | Aug 1, 2016