Commissioners & Meetings
ABLE Scheduled Monthly Commission Meetings 2023
Friday, January 20, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, February 17, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, March 24, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, April 21, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, May 19, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, June 16, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, July 21, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, August 18, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, September 15, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, October 20, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, November 17, 2023 10:00 AM
Friday, December 15, 2023 10:00 AM
ABLE Commissioner, Vice Chairman FY2023
Dr. Andrew Revelis
START DATE: 06/25/2021
TERM DATE: 06/25/2026
He is the oldest son of Greek immigrants who came to the U.S. in 1964. Born in Chicago in 1968, he soon moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1975 where he spent his youth and formative years. He was from a working class family who operated a small restaurant.
He graduated from Bishop Kelley High School in 1986. He attended Knox College in Galesburg, IL, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree (BA) in Chemistry in 1990. He received a master’s degree (MS) in Physiology and Anatomy from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine followed by a medical degree (MD) from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1996. He completed a General Surgery Internship at Dallas Methodist Hospital, followed by an Anesthesiology Residency and Interventional Pain Management Fellowship both at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical center in Dallas, Texas (1996-2001). He has practiced at Tulsa Pain Consultants (his physician-owned private practice) for over twenty years in the field of interventional pain management and is a licensed physician in Oklahoma and Texas. He is the proud father of two boys and married to his loving wife of 26 years.
He's involved with and serves on the board of numerous businesses, civic and religious organizations, and currently also serve as a city councilor for the City of Bixby, Oklahoma.
Dr. Andrew Revelis was appointed to the ABLE Commission in 2021 by Governor Kevin Stitt.
Robert "Bob" Usry
START DATE: 06/23/2019
TERM DATE: 06/23/2024
Robert ‘Bob’ Usry was appointed to the ABLE Commission in 2019 by Governor Mary Fallin.
Bob Usry is the owner of Bob Usry and Sons, Inc., and has been in business since 1973. He is a life-long resident of Norman, Oklahoma, with the exception of the two years he spent in the Navy. He and his wife, Ellen, will celebrate their 54th Anniversary in December 2022. He has two sons, Bobby and Jaime, two grandsons, Jake and Sam, and two granddaughters, Annie and Lainey.
He has been a member of CrossPointe Church in Norman since 1987 and has taught Sunday School for more than 30 years. He is presently serving on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Electric Cooperative Board and on the Board of Commissioners with the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission with the State of Oklahoma.
START DATE: 06/23/2021
TERM DATE: 06/23/2026
Keith Mitchell was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma and raised in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma. He and his wife, Darlene, have 8 children and 8 grandchildren. He is a proud graduate of the University of Oklahoma where he majored in Chemical Engineering in 1984. He sits on the Board of Visitors for the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering and the advisory board for the School of Chemical Biological Materials Engineering. He is also the Chairman of the board for the Pottawatomie County Development Authority which owns and manages a water reservoir and rural water system.
Keith Mitchell is retired from Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E) where he was the Chief Operating Officer for over 5 years. OG&E is one of Oklahoma’s major providers in regulating electric utility services for more than 850,000 customers in Oklahoma and western Arkansas. During his time at OG&E he was accountable for the successful execution of OG&E’s operational and commercial activities. Previously, Mr. Mitchell was the Chief Operating Officer for Enable Midstream Partners for about 2 years and Enogex, an integrated natural gas midstream company, for several years.
Kevin Mitchell was appointed to the ABLE Commission in 2021 by Governor Kevin Stitt.
A. Ainslie Stanford II
START DATE: 06/23/2022
TERM DATE: 06/23/2027
A. Ainslie Stanford II is attorney and small business owner Oklahoma City, where he has been practicing law for more than 20 years. Ainslie was born and raised in Tulsa and moved to central Oklahoma in 1993, where he has lived ever since. He and his wife Allison have been married for 20 years and have two sons, Ainslie III and William. A. Ainslie Stanford II spent the first six years of his career in the Oklahoma County District Attorney's Office and has spent the last 15 years practicing civil litigation.
Commissioner Stanford was appointed to the ABLE Commission in 2022 by Governor Kevin Stitt.
START DATE: 04/20/2023
TERM DATE: 06/23/2024
Captain Austin Benton joined the Lawton Police Department on March 21st, 2011. He spent his first 4 years in patrol, then was selected for Special Operations where he spent 2 years investigating Narcotics and Vice Crimes. He was then transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division on October 30th 2017 and in May of 2019, gained the rank of Lieutenant. Captain Benton served on Bravo Team as Lieutenant until September of 2020 when he became the Lieutenant over Special Operations. Captain Benton was promoted to the rank of Captain in May of 2022.
Captain Benton worked with the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Investigators, served as one of the department’s Snipers and Less Lethal Instructors, a member of the Tactical Team, handled digital forensics, and is currently a member of the department’s Dive Team.
Captain Benton is a CLEET Instructor and teaches several classes for the Police Academy. Prior to joining the Lawton Police Department, he attended the US Coast Guard Academy, and received his associate degree in Engineering from Asnuntuck Community College in Connecticut. Captain Benton also worked as a Correctional Officer for 3 years at Lawton Correctional Facility.
Captain Austin Benton was appointed to the ABLE Commission in 2023 by Governor Kevin Stitt.
The Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Five members represent the Lay Citizenry at-large. The remaining two are required to possess experience in law enforcement. Members are appointed for terms of five years. The State Constitution directs that no more than four of the Commission members shall be from the same political party and no more than two of the members shall be from the same federal congressional district. In addition, the Constitution prohibits any Commission member from holding any alcoholic beverage license or having any interest in the manufacture, sale, distribution, or transportation of alcoholic beverages.