Senator Clark Jolley, R-Edmond
For Immediate Release: September 8, 2009
Jolley Named Vice Chair of NCSL Education
Clark Jolley, R-Edmond, has been appointed vice chair of the
National Conference of State Legislatures' (NCSL) Standing Committee
on Education. The appointment was made by current NCSL president,
Georgia State Sen. Don Balfour. NCSL is a bipartisan organization
made up of lawmakers and staff from all 50 state legislatures.
"I'm extremely honored to be entrusted with this leadership
position and to have the opportunity to work with key lawmakers from
across the country as we look for ways to improve public education,
reduce dropout rates and ensure our children are better prepared to
become tomorrow's leaders," Jolley said.
Jolley serves as vice chair of the Oklahoma State Senate
Education Committee. He also serves on the Senate Appropriations
Subcommittee on Education and has previously served as its co-chair.
In addition, Jolley is a member of the NCSL Task Force on Dropout
"The bottom line is the better job we do educating our children,
the better the future will be for all of us," Jolley said. "Being
part of a national dialogue gives our entire state an excellent
opportunity to contribute to this discussion and to benefit from
what we learn."
For more information contact:
Sen. Jolley: 405-521-5622