Tuesday, January 21, 2014
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has made the following appointments to the Oklahoma Accountancy Board, University Hospitals Authority, Environmental Quality Board, and Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. All of the appointments require confirmation from the Oklahoma Senate.
Oklahoma Accountancy Board
Marc Delametter, of Tulsa, is a certified public accountant and is the vice president of QuikTrip. He has been with the company for 27 years holding various positions including: corporate tax manager, general accounting manager, assistant controller and controller. Delametter is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. He serves as a board member and treasurer at Tulsa Tough and Oktoberfest Tulsa. Delametter also serves on the advisory council for the Tulsa University Conference of Accountants. He received a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University. Delametter is replacing Vicky Peteete and will serve a five-year term beginning in July.
University Hospitals Authority
Michael Samis,of Oklahoma City, is the owner of Samis Investments, a firm that handles private investments in real estate, oil and gas, manufacturing, health care and entertainment. He is the former President, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Macklanburg Duncan Co., and CEO and chairman of the board of its successor company, M-D Building Products, Inc. Samis currently serves on the boards of Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; Dean A. McGee Eye Institute; Presbyterian Health Foundation; Oklahoma Health Center Foundation; OU Health Sciences Center; and Committee of 100. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s in business administration from Southern Methodist University. Samis is being reappointed and will serve a three-year term.
Environmental Quality Board
Daniel Blankenship, of Stillwater, is the director of utilities for the city of Stillwater. He also serves as the president of the Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma; a committee member of the Oklahoma Municipal Utilities Providers; and a member of the City Managers Association of Oklahoma. Blankenship received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University. He is replacing Anthony Dark and will serve a five-year term.
Tracy Hammon, of Bartlesville, is the manager of industrial hygiene and toxicology for Phillips 66. She previously worked as the senior toxicological risk assessor for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Hammon is a member of the Society of Toxicology and the Society of Chemical Hazard Communication, and is on the management team of the Oklahoma Special Olympics. Hammon received a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a master’s degree in environmental health from Colorado State University and a doctorate in environmental science from Oklahoma State University in Tulsa. She is being reappointed to the board and will serve a five-year term.
Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
Gene Love, of Lawton, is the chief executive officer of Millennium Solutions Group, a defense consulting company; owner of Gene Love Enterprises, a defense and real estate investment company; and partner at Investments Unlimited, a real estate investment company. He previously served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a survey coordinator in Vicksburg, Miss., and as readiness group commanding officer at Fort Sill. Love currently serves on the board of trustees for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and the board of directors at the Lawton-Fort Sill Armed Services YMCA. He received a bachelor’s degree from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark. Love is being reappointed for an eight-year term.