House of Representatives

House Speaker-elect McCall Announces Committee Chair, Vice Chair Appointments

12/12/2016 2:35:00 PM

Contact: Jason Sutton, Press Secretary

Office of House Speaker Charles McCall

Capitol: (405) 557-7421

Cell: (405) 328-8382


OKLAHOMA CITY –  House Speaker-designate Charles A. McCall today announced the chairs and vice chairs for the standing House committees and appropriation subcommittees of the 56th Oklahoma Legislature.

“Our House Republican Caucus is blessed with great talent, life experience and ability,” said McCall, R-Atoka. “I am very grateful that each of these members is willing to serve the citizens of this state on these important committees. We look forward to advancing an innovative and conservative agenda for Oklahoma this year with the goal of making all Oklahomans more prosperous, and these members will be key to that agenda. We are ready to serve our citizens and to conduct the people’s business during the upcoming session.”


The House has reduced the number of committees by four for the 56th Legislature, which begins on February 6, 2017.


In addition, McCall announced that state Representatives Katie Henke (R-Tulsa) and Glen Mulready (R-Tulsa) have been appointed to serve as floor leaders, assisting Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols (R-Oklahoma City) with running the day-to-day activities on the floor.


The list of House committees and committee leadership are as follows:


Administrative Rules:

 Rep. John Paul Jordan, R-Yukon, Chair

Rep. Tess Teague, R-Choctaw, Vice Chair


Agriculture & Rural Development:

Rep. Scooter Park, R-Devol, Chair

Rep. Rick West, R-Heavener, Vice Chair


Appropriations & Budget (A&B):

Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang, Chair

Rep. Kevin Wallace, R-Wellston, Vice Chair


A&B Education Subcommittee:

Rep. Scott Martin, R-Norman, Chair

Rep. Chuck Strohm, R-Jenks, Vice Chair


A&B Finance Subcommittee:

Rep. Earl Sears, R-Bartlesville, Chair

Rep. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, Vice Chair


A&B General Government Subcommittee:

Rep. Charles Ortega, R-Altus, Chair

Rep. David Brumbaugh, R-Broken Arrow, Vice Chair


A&B Health Subcommittee:

Rep. Chad Caldwell, R-Enid, Chair

Rep. Dale Derby, R-Owasso, Vice Chair


A&B Human Services Subcommittee:

Rep. Pat Ownbey, R-Ardmore, Chair

Rep. Kyle Hilbert, R-Depew, Vice Chair


A&B Judiciary Subcommittee:

Rep. Kevin Calvey, R-Oklahoma City, Chair

Rep. Mike Osburn, R-Edmond, Vice Chair


A&B Natural Resources & Regulatory Services Subcommittee:

Rep. John Pfeiffer, R-Orlando, Chair

Rep. Carl Newton, R-Cherokee, Vice Chair


A&B Public Safety Subcommittee:

Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, Chair

Rep. Mark Lepak, R-Claremore, Vice Chair


A&B Select Agencies Subcommittee:

Rep. Dennis Casey, R-Morrison, Chair

Rep. Elise Hall, R-Bethany, Vice Chair


A&B Transportation Subcommittee:

Rep. Dustin Roberts, R-Durant, Chair

Rep. Avery Frix, R-Muskogee, Vice Chair


Banking, Financial Services & Pensions:

Rep. Randy McDaniel, R-Edmond, Chair

Rep. Scott McEachin, R-Tulsa, Vice Chair


Business, Commerce & Tourism:

Rep. Dan Kirby, R-Tulsa, Chair

Rep. Roger Ford, R-Oklahoma City, Vice Chair


Children, Youth & Family Services:

Rep. Travis Dunlap, R-Bartlesville, Chair

Rep. Mark Lawson, R-Sapulpa, Vice Chair


Common Education:

Rep. Michael Rogers, R-Broken Arrow, Chair

Rep. Rhonda Baker, R-Yukon, Vice Chair


County & Municipal Government:

Rep. Sean Roberts, R-Hominy, Chair

Rep. JJ Humphrey, R-Lane, Vice Chair


Elections & Ethics:

Rep. Todd Russ, R-Cordell, Chair

Rep. Dell Kerbs, R-Shawnee, Vice Chair


Energy & Natural Resources:

Rep. Weldon Watson, R-Tulsa, Chair

Rep. Mark McBride, R-Moore, Vice Chair


General Government Oversight & Accountability:

Rep. George Faught, R-Muskogee, Chair

Rep. Kevin McDugle, R-Broken Arrow, Vice Chair


Government Modernization:

Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, Chair

Rep. Tom Gann, R-Inola, Vice Chair


Health Services & Long-Term Care:

Rep. John Enns, R-Enid, Chair

Rep. Carol Bush, R-Tulsa, Vice Chair


Higher Education & Career Tech:

Rep. Jadine Nollan, R-Sand Springs, Chair

Rep. Tammy West, R-Bethany, Vice Chair



Rep. Lewis Moore, R-Arcadia, Chair

Rep. Marcus McEntire, R-Duncan, Vice Chair


Judiciary – Civil & Environmental:

Rep. Chris Kannady, R-Oklahoma City, Chair

Rep. Tim Downing, R-Purcell, Vice Chair


Judiciary - Criminal Justice & Corrections:

Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, Chair

Rep. Rande Worthen, R-Lawton, Vice Chair


Public Health:

Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow, Chair

Rep. Sean Roberts, R-Hominy, Vice Chair


Public Safety:

Rep. Bobby Cleveland, R-Slaughterville, Chair

Rep. Greg Babinec, R-Cushing, Vice Chair



Rep. Josh Cockroft, R-Wanette, Chair

Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore, Vice Chair



Rep. Steve Vaughan, R-Ponca City, Chair

Rep. Ryan Martinez, R-Edmond, Vice Chair



Rep. Todd Thomsen, R-Ada, Chair

Rep. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, Vice Chair


Veterans & Military Affairs:

Rep. Tommy Hardin, R-Madill, Chair

Rep. Josh West, R-Grove, Vice Chair



Rep. Jeff Coody, R-Grandfield, Chair

Rep. Scott Fetgatter, R-Okmulgee, Vice Chair