Senator Charles Wyrick - District 1
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Senator Charles Wyrick
Occupation: Cattle Business, Construction business
Education: Fairland High School
Legislative Experience: Senate Member, 2004 - present
Hometown: Fairland, Oklahoma
Party: Democratic

Charles Wyrick, age 53, is the current State Senator for District I in Oklahoma, making his home in Fairland, Oklahoma. Senator Wyrick and his wife, Pamela, have been married for 35 years. They have two sons – Michael and his wife, Wendy, who have a 6-year-old daughter, Josilynn , a 4 year old son, Talon and a 1 year old daughter, Malynn; and Randy and his wife, Crystal, who have been married eight years and have a 3 year old daughter, Remington Jo. Senator Wyrick graduated as co-valedictorian from Fairland High School and attended classes at NEO A& M College.

Senator Wyrick started his family dairy in 1980 and is currently raising dairy and beef cows. “I was able to grow the business because of the commitment and help from my family.” In 1990, he started a heavy equipment contracting business specializing in soil conservation work. That operation grew into commercial work, but has since scaled back to a seasonal operation. “Because of concern for our environment and the need for conservation of natural resources, I served on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa County Conservation District from 1999 through 2004.”

Other positions held include:
1996 to 2003 – served on the Board of Directors for several state, regional and national dairying promotion organizations with annual budgets ranging from 9 to 165 million dollars and partnering with corporate organizations such as McDonalds, Disney and NASCAR.

1998 to 2006 – served as representative of the Southeast Council of Dairy Farmers of America, which is the nation’s largest milk marketing cooperative

As District 1 Senator, Senator Wyrick’s committee memberships for the 2005 to 2006 legislation session included: Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services, General Government, Tourism and Wildlife, Jt. Committee on State and Tribal Relations, Vice-Chair of Agricultural and Rural, Development, and Chair of Public Safety and Homeland Security.

For the 2007 to 2008 session, Senator Wyrick was appointed as Democratic Whip. He served as the Co-Chairman of Agriculture and Rural Development, and a member of Criminal Jurisprudence, Tourism and Wildlife, Transportation and Jt. Committee on State and Tribal Relations committees.

From 2009 to 2012 he served as Democratic Whip and sits on the following committees: Agriculture and Rural Development, Rules, Tourism and Wildlife and Transportation.

He is currently serving as Assistant Minority Floor Leader and sits on the Agriculture and Rural Development committee, Appropriations, Appropriations Subcommittee on Non-Appropriated Agencies, Energy Committee, Rules Committee and Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
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Offices

Capitol Address
District Address
Senator Charles Wyrick
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 534
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-5561
wyrick@oksenate.gov
Executive Assistant: Linda Bostick
58500 E. 155 Rd.
Fairland, OK 74343

 

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District Information: District 1

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Zip codes Represented

  • 74016, 74072, 74301, 74330, 74331, 74332, 74333, 74338, 74339, 74340, 74342, 74343, 74344, 74346, 74349, 74350, 74352, 74354, 74358, 74360, 74361, 74363, 74364, 74365, 74366, 74367, 74369, and 74370.

 

Counties Represented:

  • Craig
  • Delaware
  • Mayes
  • Ottawa

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