Mark Allen was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in November
2010. He has served as the Chair of the Energy Committee and Vice
Chairman of both the Transportation and Veterans and Military Affairs
Committees. He's also served on the Agriculture and Rural Development,
Insurance and Judiciary Committees, along with the Appropriations
Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation. He represents
Oklahoma Senate District 4 which is comprised of Sequoyah County
and the northern half of LeFlore County.
In 2016, he was elected Majority Whip and appointed Sportsman’s
Caucus Chair and Chairman of the Transportation Committee. He currently
serves as the Chair of the Energy Committee as well as a member
of the Appropriations, Education, Rules, Transportation and Appropriations
Subcommittee on Select Agencies.
Mark and his wife Nikki Allen are the owners of Allen Rathole, Inc.,
a family-owned business specializing in oil field service. Mark
and Nikki have been married 22 years. They are members of the Victory
Worship Center in Spiro, Oklahoma.
Mark was born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma and moved to Wilburton
in 1962. In 1963, Mark’s father started Allen Rathole. Mark worked
side by side with his father in the business until he and a partner
bought the business from Mark’s father in 1989. Mark and Nikki continue
to own and operate Allen Rathole today which employs 16 people.
Mark Allen is a graduate of Wilburton High School and served in
the U.S. Navy Seabees as a heavy equipment operator from 1968-1970.
Except for the time spent serving his country, Mark has always lived
in southeastern Oklahoma. He knows rural values and wants to ensure
that we preserve our close-knit communities and agricultural heritage.
Mark is a firm believer in God and country and the Constitution
our United States was built on, and praises the men and women who
Senator Allen puts his business experience to work for our state.
“The quality of higher education offered at our colleges and technology
centers today means we have one of the best prepared workforces
in the area,” Allen said. “I will continue to work hard to maintain
our high quality of educational opportunities.”
A staunch conservative, Mark Allen is also concerned about safeguarding
traditional values, keeping our families and communities strong
and ensuring that our natural resources benefit Oklahomans and create
jobs in this state. An endowment member of the NRA, Mark Allen stands
strong for Second Amendment rights. Other affiliations include Pajaro
Gun Club Board of Directors, life member of the National Sporting
Clays Association, Ducks Unlimited sponsor, life member of the American
Quarter Horse Association, Sallisaw and Poteau Chambers of Commerce,
and Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 234
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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Executive Assistant: Grace
|19279 US Hwy. 271
Spiro, OK 74959
District Information: District 4
Zip codes Represented
74563, 74901, 74902, 74930, 74931, 74932, 74936, 74940, 74941,
74944, 74945, 74946, 74948, 74951, 74953, 74954, 74955, 74956,
74959, 74962, and 74966
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