Senator Rick Brinkley proudly represents
District 34 in the Oklahoma State Senate, which includes citizens
in Owasso, Collinsville, Skiatook, Sperry, Turley and Tulsa. A native
of northeastern Oklahoma, Rick grew up in Collinsville and now makes
his home in Owasso.
During his first four years in office, Senator
Brinkley helped tackle some of the most pressing issues facing Oklahoma,
such as legislation to clamp down on the production of meth, critical
reforms to ensure the future stability of the state’s largest
pension system while better meeting the needs of future employees,
and tax relief to enable hard-working Oklahomans to keep more of
what they earn and helping Oklahoma better compete for new jobs.
Rick was first elected to the Senate by an overwhelming
majority in 2010, and was unopposed for reelection in 2014. In his
first term, his fellow GOP senators chose him to be Majority whip.
He was named the Economic Development Legislator of the Year, honored
by the Oklahoma District Attorney’s Council and received the
Eagle of Excellence Award from the Independent Insurance Agents
of Oklahoma. Now in his second term, he serves on the Energy,
Finance, Pensions, Rules,
and Appropriations Committees as well as the Sub-Committee on Appropriations
The first in his family to attend college, Rick
earned degrees from both Langston University and Oral Roberts University’s
School of Theology and Missions. He has also completed some doctoral
work at Oklahoma State University.
Senator Brinkley’s diverse professional background
entails business, public speaking, the ministry, and includes sixteen
years in Senior Management in the non-profit Industry.
Rick is a much sought after speaker, conference
leader and lecturer and has been featured on Good Morning America,
CBS Evening News, and HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
He’s also a former nationally Emmy-nominated television producer.
His broadcast experience includes consumer reporting, investigative
producer, writer, and on-air personality.
Rick is also well known for his insightful, humorous
and inspirational writing and is often referred to as “The
Facebook Guy”. His posts have been liked and shared nearly
one million times.
He’s an active member of the First Christian
Church in Owasso and is a former president of the Kiwanis Club of
Tulsa. He is also a proud supporter of his grandson’s soccer
team, Blitz ’98 Red.
Despite his many professional accomplishments,
Rick considers his greatest achievements to be his son, John, and
his grandson, Christian.
|Senator Rick Brinkley
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 238
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Executive Assistant: Jonathan Grable
District Information: District 34
Zip codes Represented
- 74015, 74021, 74055, 74070,
74073, 74108, 74112, 74115, 74116, 74117, 74126, 74128,
74129, and 74130.
- portions of Owasso