The Oklahoma Film + Music Office is a state agency that serves the mission of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, which also includes Travel OK, Discover Oklahoma, Oklahoma Today and State Parks.
The many accomplishments of the Tourism and Recreation Department would not be possible without talented staff and the dedication of the governing body for the department, the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Commission.
The nine-member group lends its expertise and guidance to assist the department in reaching goals and directives. Also, thanks to the Oklahoma legislature and Governor Mary Fallin for their continued support.
- Todd Lamb, Lt. Governor, Oklahoma City
- John “Mike” Wilt, Bartlesville
- Rhonda Roush, Tulsa
- Rick Henry, Altus
- Chuck Perry, Grove
- Xavier Neira, Norman
- Gean Atkinson, OKC
- Robyn Batson, Broken Bow
- Grant Humphreys
State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma elected Todd Lamb as Lt. Governor on November 2, 2010. After a term in which Lamb successfully advocated for workers’ compensation reform, higher pay for Oklahoma’s Troopers, and growing Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry, Lamb was reelected in 2014, winning in each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties. Lamb continues to focus on being the voice of Oklahomans in the capitol. Every year he visits each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties.
Appointed to the Governor’s cabinet, Lamb is the state’s leading small business advocate and is currently pushing for reforms to the state’s unemployment compensation system as well as other regulatory reforms to help entrepreneurs prosper.
An Enid native, Lamb played football at Louisiana Tech University, then returned to Oklahoma earning his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and his law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
At the start of his career, Lamb worked for then gubernatorial candidate Frank Keating and then served in the Keating administration until 1998 when Lamb became a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service.
During his U.S. Secret Service tenure, Lamb investigated and made numerous arrests in the areas of counterfeiting, bank fraud, threats against the President, and identity theft. His duties included domestic and international protection assignments during the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. In early 2001, he was appointed to the national Joint Terrorism Task Force and after the terrorists' attacks, he was assigned to portions of the 9-11 investigation.
In 2004, Lamb was elected to serve in the Oklahoma state Senate. Lamb was re-elected in 2008 and in 2009 became the first Republican Majority Floor Leader in state history.
Lamb has worked in the private sector as a landman in Oklahoma's energy industry, and was General Counsel for an energy and wireless company in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Lt. Governor Lamb has been consistently recognized as a leader. He was elected chairman of the National Lt. Governors Association (NLGA). Additionally, he is currently serving as Chairman of the Republican Lt. Governors Association (RLGA). For four years Lamb has been Vice Chair of the Aerospace States Association (ASA).
Todd Lamb and his wife Monica have been married 20 years and have two children, Griffin and Lauren. The Lambs are active members of Quail Springs Baptist Church, where Lamb serves as a church deacon.
John “Mike” Wilt, Bartlesville
Mike Wilt is the executive director of the Bluestem Medical Foundation at Jane Phillips Medical Center. He also serves as director of public relations and marketing. He worked for seven years as a broadcast journalist and three years as a congressional aide before being elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 1996. He represented District 11 from 1997-2006.
Rhonda Roush, Tulsa
Owns and operates Rhonda Roush Studios, a porcelain artwork studio
Rhonda Roush is a member of International Porcelain Painters and her works have been selected for use as commemorative giftware by various national organizations. She previously served in the Tulsa Boy’s Home Auxiliary and the Junior League of Tulsa. She also was among the group of citizens who started the Friends of the Mansion program. Roush earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Oklahoma. She will serve a term as an at-large member expiring in 2014.
Dr. Rick Henry, Altus
Dr. Rick Henry of Altus is a dentist and operates Val Verde Dental Associates. He is a member of the Altus City Council and serves on the Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation and the Altus Military Affairs Committee. He is a member of the Altus Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Oklahoma Dental Association, the Oklahoma Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the American Orthodontic Society. Henry earned a bachelor’s degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a medical degree in dental surgery from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He is serving a three-year term and represents the Third Congressional District.
Gean Atkinson, OKC
President and CEO at Atkinson Advertising Accociates, Inc.
Gean B. Atkinson is president of Atkinson Advertising Associates, Inc. and one of the few members of his profession with extensive experience in the corporate, agency, military and political arenas. He founded Atkinson Advertising Associates in 1975 and won awards throughout the country including the New York City Advertising Club Andy Awards. He holds both bachelors and masters degrees in Journalism and has taught courses in advertising, marketing and public relations at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Robyn Young Batson, Broken Bow
Robyn Batson is chairman at 1st Bank and Trust of Broken Bow. She previously served on the Department of Tourism Commission from 2000 to 2006 and currently represents the Second Congressional District. She also served on the Board of Trustees for McCurtain County Higher Education. Batson received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Centenary College in Louisiana.
Xavier Neira, Norman
Xavier Neira is the Oklahoma director of development at Manhattan Construction Company. Neira also is a longtime community volunteer. He serves on the boards of the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, Oklahoma City Educare, Central Oklahoma Big Brothers and Big Sisters, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, the Downtown Rotary Club and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. Previously, Neira served on the advisory board for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, as a board member for the Tulsa Metro YMCA, on the board of Leadership Tulsa and as chairman of the board at the State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Neira is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He is serving a six-year term as the representative of the Fourth Congressional District.
Chuck Perry, Grove
Chuck Perry is a real estate broker and operates ReMax Grand Lake. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Oklahoma Association of Realtors and the Northeast Oklahoma Board of Realtors. He is a member of the Grove Rotary Club, the Grove Chamber of Commerce, the Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of the Grand Lake Association. He also helped found the Grove Educational Foundation for Excellence. Perry will serve as an at-large member and his term will expire in 2013.
Grant Humphreys is a real estate developer, investor and homebuilder. As the founder of Carlton Landing, a lakefront resort town on the shores of Lake Eufaula, Grant works to create a model for economical, social and ecological sustainability. Grant is also the founder of Traditional Craft homes and a principal in his family business, The Humphreys Company, based in Oklahoma City. Grant is a graduate of Baylor University and lives with his family in Carlton Landing, Oklahoma.