Employment Background: Bill’s law enforcement career began in July 1966. His first road assignment was in the Clinton District – Elk City, OK – 1966-1969. He was assigned to the Safety Education Division – Clinton District – 1969-1971. Bill was promoted to Second Lieutenant then transferred to the Pawnee District as a Field Supervisor – 1971-1973. He was transferred to Oklahoma City where he supervised and coordinated the activities of the Safety Education Division – 1973-1982. At this time, he was promoted to First Lieutenant, Troop Commander of the Safety Education Division – 1982-1986. Bill retired from patrol and was hired to work as the Assistant Director of the Accident Records Division. He was then promoted to the Director of the Records Division and served from 1986 to 1997. In 1997 he was transferred to the Transportation Division where he is currently assigned.
Educational Background: Bill served in the United States Air Force from 1960 to 1964 and received an Honorable Discharge.
He is a graduate of the Public Relations / Public Information School in Fort Slocum, New York – 1961-1962.
Bill has an Associate Degree in Business Administration / Safety Education from Rose State College in 1978. He is a graduate of the Northwestern Traffic Institute in 1971. He became an instructor in the Basic Motorcycle course by graduating from Texas A&M in 1975. In addition to this, he became a Chief Instructor – Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Baltimore, MD. He completed 300 hours of study to become a Certified Public Manager through the Human Resource Division in 1989.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Bill enjoys fishing, camping, traveling (RV), and attending/watching college football and basketball.
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