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CHAD WARMINGTON - PRESIDENT - OIPA-OKOGA

Chad Warmington has served as the President of Oklahoma Oil & Gas Association since June of 2013. Prior to joining Oklahoma Oil & Gas Association, Warmington served as the Executive Vice President for the State Chamber of Oklahoma, where he managed the political, government affairs and marketing operations for the statewide business organization. He previously served as Chief of Staff to three Speakers of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, most recently Chris Benge. His duties included serving as the chief negotiator with the Senate and Governor on behalf of the Speaker, along with managing the $19 million House of Representatives budget and 200 member staff. Prior to his legislative experience, Warmington served in a number of political roles, including a field representative for former U.S. Senator Don Nickles and a campaign manager for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission races of Dana Murphy and Denise Bode.