Meet your Cabinet Secretaries
SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
Blayne Arthur currently serves as Secretary of Agriculture. Arthur is the state's first female to hold the position. She acts as Governor Stitt's chief advisor on policy development and implementation related to agriculture, food and forestry.
SECRETARY OF STATE AND NATIVE AMERICAN AFFAIRS
Brian currently serves as Secretary of State and Secretary of Native American Affairs.
SECRETARY OF HUMAN SERVICES
As Secretary of Human Services, Secretary Brown is responsible for a variety of agencies, boards and commissions, including Oklahoma Human Services, the Office of Juvenile Affairs, Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, the Office of Disability Concerns, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services and the J.D. McCarty Center.
SECRETARY OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Tricia Everest currently serves as Secretary of Public Safety. In this postion, Everest oversees over 55 agencies including the Department of Public Safety, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Pardon and Parole Board, and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.
SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION
Tim Gatz currently serves as Secretary of Transportation. In this position, Gatz works to develop a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure system across Oklahoma.
SECRETARY OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
SECRETARY OF BUDGET
John Laws currently serves as Secretary of Budget and State Chief Financial Officer. Laws has over 20 years of executive experience in the leadership and management of corporate finance, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning activities. Laws will serve as an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to hold government budgets flat and protect the taxpayer.
SECRETARY OF COMMERCE
Chad Mariska currently serves as Secretary of Commerce . Mariska oversees 30 agencies, including the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Governor’s Council for Science and Innovation.
SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Ken McQueen currently serves as Secretary of Energy and Environment. In this position, McQueen plays a critical role in advising the administration on policy that encourages robust and responsible development of our natural resources, ensures clean air and clear water for all Oklahomans, and makes our state an example for others to follow.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MATT PINNELL
SECRETARY OF TOURISM, WILDLIFE AND HERITAGE
Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell currently serves as Secretary of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage. In this position, Pinnell serves as an active and effective salesman for all of Oklahoma to grow the state and diversify Oklahoma’s economy and help brand the state as a whole.
SECRETARY OF OPERATIONS AND GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY
John Suter currently serves as Secretary of Operations and Government Efficiency. Suter boasts 31 years of experience in management, including serving in senior leadership roles with a focus on profitability, productivity, and efficiency. Most recently, he served as the COO and interim CEO of Sandridge Energy during his last four years with the company. Suter will oversee more than 20 state agencies as will serve an an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to deliver taxpayers more for their money by running government more efficiently.
DR. KATHERINE CURRY
SECRETARY OF EDUCATION
Dr. Katherine Curry serves as Oklahoma's Secretary of Education. In this position, Dr. Curry is responsible for various agencies, boards and commissions, including the State Board of Education, College and University Boards of Regents or Trustees, Office of Educational Quality and Accountability and the State Board of Career and Technology Education.
SECRETARY OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
Susan Winchester currently serves as Secretary of Licensing and Regulation. Winchester is a former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and Oklahoma’s first female Speaker Pro-Tempore. Winchester will oversee more than 80 state agencies as an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to deliver taxpayers more for their money.