Stocker reappointed to state’s ethics commission | News

Attorney General Mike Hunter announced Monday he has reappointed Cathy Stocker to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission.

Stocker will serve a five-year term and represent the 3rd Congressional District. She is beginning her second and final consecutive term. State law prohibits anyone from serving more than two terms in succession.

Hunter said Stocker has the background, knowledge and character to continue serving the commission with high distinction.

“Throughout her first term, Cathy Stocker has proven herself as a great asset to the commission,” he said. “She has dedicated her career to public service, giving her unmatched institutional knowledge and experience. I know she will continue to serve with honesty, integrity and fairness.”

Stocker, of Enid, previously served seven terms and 28 years as the district attorney for District 4, which includes Garfield, Blaine, Canadian, Grant and Kingfisher counties. She previously served as the chair of the district attorneys council and president of the Oklahoma District Attorneys Association.

She currently serves on the boards of the United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma and Denny Price Family YMCA.

Stocker said she is humbled and honored to be reappointed to the commission.

“I appreciate Attorney General Hunter’s assurance in me to continue serving in this capacity,” Stocker said. “I will remain committed to accountability and upholding the rules the commission has set forth for elected officials and state employees.”

Stocker received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Ethics Commission was created by a vote of the people at the runoff primary election on Sept. 18, 1990.

Commissioners are charged with promoting and enforcing rules of ethical conduct for campaigns for state office, for campaigns for state questions, for…

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