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Academy to honor Dan Boren with the Oklahoma Key Contributor
Oklahoma communities are made up of wonderful people who strive to make Oklahoma a better place to work, live and play, but one Oklahoman from a young age was instilled with the notion that Oklahoma was his home and it was his duty to make a positive difference.

This year the Oklahoma Academy for State Goals has chosen to honor Dan Boren with the Oklahoma Key Contributor Award at the 26th Annual Oklahoma Academy Salute. The Oklahoma Key Contributor Award is the Academy’s prestigious acknowledgment and thank you for participation, involvement and support by an individual, business, organization or program that has resulted in significant positive change for Oklahoma and in the overall quality of life for all Oklahomans.

“Dan Boren is probably one of the most enthusiastic people I know and one who truly believes in making the ch...
Jennifer Engleman | Aug 7, 2019

The 2020 Town Hall topic will focus on mental health
Last week the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Academy met at POSTOAK Lodge to determine the focus of the 2020 Town Hall. 

Once again thank you to all who completed a survey on the issues facing Oklahoma. The Academy Board used that information from the surveys to decide next year's Town Hall topic. The results of the survey showed Oklahomans see there are several areas that public policy can be improved upon. The top issues submitted were education, health and mental health, the criminal justice system, and poverty. 

The Board had an important strategic discussion on these issues facing our great state and determined the 2020 Town Hall topic should be a focus on comprehensive mental health. The Board believed by focusing on the policy issues of mental health you will address many of the problem areas fac...
Lynn Thompson | Jun 18, 2019