attended Broken Arrow Public Schools K-12, where he played basketball,
ran track, & completed his 1st triathlon. As a high school senior
he studied as an exchange student in Germany. Joe graduated from
Georgetown University with a major in International Economics and
became a jet pilot in the US Navy and married Laura, his college
sweetheart. Assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, then LT
Newhouse flew multiple combat missions in the EA-6B Prowler during
the Iraq War providing aerial coverage to Marine convoys over Fallujah
and Baghdad, ultimately earning the Air Medal. He has 186 carrier
After the war
he was selected to teach fighter tactics at Navy Flight School in
Pensacola, FL, where he was later named Instructor Pilot of the
Year. He qualified as Expert in both pistol and M-16 and tested
fluent in 2 foreign languages. Upon completion of service, Joe and
Laura returned to Tulsa to raise their 4 children and became active
members at their church, RiverOaks Presbyterian.
#1 in his master’s program at Chapman University (Los Angeles,
CA) and has earned certification as a PMP® (Project Management
Professional) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Joe served as a Field
Representative for Rep. Jim Bridenstine for 3 years and was a member
of the Governor’s task force to bring the F-35 to Tulsa as
well as a board member for Coffee Bunker, a veteran service organization.
He is a Realtor Broker and runs his own real estate investment business.
He continues to serve part time in the Navy Reserve as a Commander
and military advisor to NATO, where through demonstrated proficiency
he has earned Navy Special Qualifications as International Affairs
Officer and Joint Strategic Plans & Policy Officer, which qualifies
him to provide guidance to war college staffs.
Joe is proud
to serve the citizens of Senate District 25: South Tulsa, Bixby,
Broken Arrow, & Jenks, and he remains extremely grateful to
the hundreds of volunteers who helped elect him.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 527-B
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Executive Assistant: Brian Barton
10026-A S. Mingo Rd
Tulsa, OK 74133
District Information: District 25
Zip codes Represented
- 74008, 74011, 74012, 74037,
74129, 74133, 74137, 74145, and 74146.
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