David Woerz

David Woerz

Seat: #1

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 669
Ardmore, OK 73402
Cell: (580) 235-3240
Work: (580) 223-7254
David.Woerz@Chickasaw.net

Chickasaw Lineal Ancestors

  • Mother, Judith G. Hyden Woerz
  • Maternal Grandmother, Ruth Stewart Hyden
  • Great Grandmother, Minnie Thomas Stewart  (original enrollee)
  • Great Great Grandmother, Ziley Colbert Thomas

Education

  • The University of Oklahoma - Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Leadership
  • Oklahoma State University - Spears School of Business 1990-1992
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University - 1988-1990

Type of Tribal Involvement

  • Current Chairperson of the Legislative Body
  • Elected to Chickasaw Tribal Legislature, 2006-present
  • Elected Chairman of the Chickasaw Legislature (FY 2011-2012-2017-2018)
  • Alternate Delegate to NCAI (National Congress of American Indians), 2011-present * Position appointed by Governor Bill Anoatubby with consent of Legislature
  • Past Chair - Legislative Committee
  • Past Chair - Election Ad Hoc Committee
  • Past Chair - Land Development Committee
  • Past Chair - Executive Committee
  • Member - Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council

Civic and/or Community Activities:

  • Former Board Member - Mercy Hospital Ardmore, Oklahoma
  • Former Trustee and Chair - Ardmore Tourism Authority
  • Ambassador - Shriners Hospital for Children
  • Member - First United Methodist Church Council
  • Member - Creekmore Masonic Lodge # 74 Madill, Oklahoma and Ardmore Lodge # 33
  • Member - 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Valley of McAlester
  • Member and Former Lay Leader - Crosspoint Emmaus Community

Goals

  • I want to bring a solid business background to the Legislature. I will work very hard to make sure all Chickasaws have informed and active representation.
  • To improve and expand services for all Chickasaw Citizens.
  • Expand hours of operation at all Health Care Centers.
  • Protect the sovereignty of the Chickasaw Nation.
  • Reduce lead times for medical referrals.
  • Support and grow educational grants and scholarships.
  • Diversify our economic base.