OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Tom Gann was named chair of the House Administrative Rules Committee by House Speaker Charles McCall on Tuesday. Committee chairmanships and vice chairmanships were announced for the 57th Oklahoma Legislature, which includes 2019 and 2020.
“I look forward to this assignment,” said Gann, R-Inola. “This committee can be very effective in making state government smaller and more efficient.”
McCall said he chose committee chairs based on their background, experience and knowledge and their ability to promote a legislative agenda that will improve prosperity and safety for Oklahomans.
The makeup of House Committees for the 57th Legislature will be determined in the coming weeks.
Gann previously served as vide chair of the House Government Modernization Committee and on the Appropriations & Budget Subcommittee for Natural Resources and Regulatory Services as well as on the Common Education, County and Municipal Government and Special Investigations Committees.
Gann was elected to his first term in the House in 2016. He is not term limited until 2028. He represents Oklahoma House District 8 which includes parts of Mayes, Rogers and Wagoner Counties.