Connie Barker

Connie Barker

Seat: #2

509 S 7th Ave
Marietta, OK 73448
Cell: (580) 272-4175

Lineal Descendants:

Chickasaw ancestry:

  • Paternal grandfather – Youkon Riley
  • Paternal great-grandmother – Lillian McClure

Choctaw ancestry:

  • Maternal grandmother – Catherine Wells
  • Maternal great-grandfather – Alfred Wells

Tribal Involvement:

  • Member of the Legislative, Human Resources, Education, Health, and Tribal Historical Preservation committees
  • Has served as Pickens District Legislator since 2008, holding both Secretary and Chairperson positions.
  • Tribal Co-Chair for the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee, a national committee dedicated to the treatment and prevention of diabetes in Indian Country. Currently serves as Health Committee Chair and serves on multiple other committees. Member of the CDC/ATSDR TAC committee representing tribes at large.

Education and Career:

  • Graduate of Murray State College
  • Honor Graduate of the first Leadership Love County Class of 2004
  • Member of the Marietta Public School Board of Education 2004 – 2021
  • Member and past President of Love County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of Marietta Lions Club
  • Chairperson of the Love County E-911 District Board
  • Member of the Love County Frontier Day's Committee
  • Board Member of the National Foundation for Women Legislators
  • Member of Eastside Baptist Church
  • Co-worker of Mercy Health Love County Hospital and Clinic since 1989

Family and Activities:

  • My family members are husband Richard Barker, children Brandon Mathews, Montana Williams, Nikki Barker and Alise Barker.
  • I enjoy meeting and serving Chickasaw citizens from all over the country. I also enjoy time with my family, reading and gardening.