Thursday, December 26, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today named four new members to the Governor’s Science and Technology Council. Each member will fill a vacancy on the council.
The 18-person council is chaired by Oklahoma Secretary of Science and Technology Stephen McKeever. It works to identify opportunities for the growth of science and technology industries in Oklahoma.
The new members are listed below:
Brenda Rolls, of Stillwater, is president and chief executive officer of Frontier Electronic Systems Corp., a technology based company that designs and develops electronic equipment. She received a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and a master’s and doctorate from Biola University in LaMirada, California. Rolls is replacing Web Keogh.
Robin Schott, of Edmond, who is vice president of Project Lead the Way, a provider of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education curricular programs used in elementary, middle, and high schools across the U.S. He received a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. Schott is replacing Dave Ralston.
Sandy Johnson, of Norman, who is chief executive officer of Anautics, a provider of enterprise software engineering and systems integration services. She also serves on the Career Tech Advisory Council and is currently on the executive board of the Coalition for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education in Oklahoma. Johnson received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education and elementary education from the University of Oklahoma Science and Arts in Chickasha, a master’s from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a doctorate from the University of Oklahoma, Norma. She is replacing Wes Stuckey.
Scott Meacham, of Edmond, served as Oklahoma State Treasurer from 2005-2011. He is the current president and chief executive officer of i2E, a nationally recognized private not-for-profit corporation focused on growing innovative small businesses in Oklahoma and making a positive impact on the state’s economy. He is a certified financial planner who previously practiced law in Clinton at Meacham & Meacham, a law firm that primarily focuses n oil and gas, real estate, estate planning and commercial litigation. He has a bachelor’s, master’s and law degree from the University of Oklahoma. Meacham is replacing Tom Walker.