Inside Oklahoma State Capitol Dome

“OEDC as the Economic Development Resource for Oklahoma, is an organization of economic development practitioners and advocates promoting a competitive business climate through legislative initiatives, coalition building and professional development.”

Brent Kisling PhotoAs the 2015 Oklahoma Professional Economic Development Council (OEDC) President, I’d like to welcome you to our website where you will find information on economic development and legislative activity in Oklahoma.  Our Association works hard to educate our members to be more effective economic development professionals.  OEDC monitors the activity in the Oklahoma Legislature, and actively works with the legislature to create the most competitive business environment in the nation.

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Brent Kisling, OEDC President

05/12/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Join us as we welcome Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation! He will be speaking on creating successful economic development opportunities with the tribes.

State Chamber of Oklahoma Conference Hall
330 NE 10th Street | Oklahoma City, OK 73104

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About Our Speaker:
Chuck Hoskin, Jr. Photo

Family: A Lifelong citizen of District 4, Chuck resides in Vinita, Oklahoma with his wife, January, and their two children, Triston and Jasmine. He is the son of Oklahoma State Representative, Cherokee Nation Chief of Staff and former Cherokee Councilor Chuck Hoskin, Sr. and the late Patricia Helton, both of Vinita. He is the brother of Amy (Hoskin) Everett of Tulsa.

Education: Chuck graduated from Vinita High School in 1993, and the University of Oklahoma in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He went on to attend the University of Oklahoma Law School and graduated in 2000 with a Juris Doctorate degree.

Career: Attorney, National Labor Relations Board (Field Attorney, 2000-2005; Resident Officer, 2005 to Present) Professional / Civic Organizations: Member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (Indian Law Section), National Native American Bar Association and Cherokee Bar Association, Advisory Board Member and past Board Chairman, Vinita Indian Territory Coalition, Past Chairman (2003-2007), Craig County Democratic Party and former Little League assistant coach.

In 2012 Chuck was elected Deputy Speaker of the Tribal Council, Co-Chair of Executive and Finance Committee and the Chair of Rules Committee.

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