for OK House District 8 

Work Experience

For OK House District 8

Public Education

  • Rick has been in education for 36 years, 28 of which have been in administration. 
  • Rick has been with Catoosa Public Schools for six years. 
  • During this time, he has been named the District 6 Oklahoma Association of School Administrators, Superintendent of the Year three times, 2008-2009, 2010-2011, and 2015-2016 school years.

Adult Education

  • Adjunct Instructor, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Eduction Administrator, James Crabtree Correctional Center

Executive / Board Positions

  • Board Member, Tulsa Technology Center

Rick’s State and Local Government Experience:

2005-Present  Appointed to State Superintendents Advisory Team
2004 - Member of OK State Dept of Education Mathematics Advisory Council
2003-2004 – Appointed by Governor Brad Henry to serve on the School District Administrative Reorganization or Consolidation Task Force
1993-1996 – Elected to the Goltry City Council Board
1992 – Elected to the Helena-Goltry School Board
1989-1993 – Developed and lobbied for educational programs within the OK Department of Corrections
1985-1987 – Member of Task-Force 9 Child Abuse Prevention Committee
1984-1985 - Lobbied for a one cent sales tax as the Taloga School Representative