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Todd Lamb, Lt. Gov. of Oklahoma—Courtesy photo Todd Lamb, Lt. Gov. of Oklahoma—Courtesy photo
**For Immediate Release** Todd Lamb to Speak at Commencement Information from www.ok.gov on 05/02/2013 Goodwell, Okla.—Oklahoma's Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will deliver the commencement address at Oklahoma Panhandle State University's ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Oscar Williams Field House.

Oklahoma elected Todd Lamb as Lt. Governor on November 2, 2010. With a campaign focused on job growth and economic development, he achieved an overwhelming victory and quickly began putting his forward-thinking ideas and agenda in place. He was appointed to the Governor's cabinet as the advocate for Oklahoma's small business.

The Enid native played football at Louisiana Tech University before returning to Oklahoma where he earned his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and his law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.

Lamb worked on Frank Keating's gubernatorial campaign staff, and then worked with the Governor from 1994-1998, promoting Keating's pro-growth economic agenda. In 1998, he joined the United States Secret Service and served as a Special Agent, investigating counterfeiting, bank fraud, identity theft and threats against the President. He also covered domestic and international protection assignments, and in 2001, he was appointed to the national Joint Terrorism Task Force. Lamb investigated portions of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Lt. Governor Todd Lamb was elected to his first term in the Oklahoma Senate on November 2, 2004 by the voters of Senate district 47 representing northwest Oklahoma City and Edmond. Lamb was re-elected without opposition in 2008. In 2009, he became the first Republican Majority Floor Leader in state history.

Lamb currently serves as Chair-Elect of the National Lieutenant Governor's Association (NLGA) Executive Committee and Vice Chair of the Aerospace States Association (ASA). He and his wife Monica have been married 17 years and have two children, Griffin and Lauren. The Lambs are active members of Quail Springs Baptist Church, where Lamb serves as a church deacon. He has been a member of the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association where he officiated high school football. He is active in many other civic and political organizations. In his spare time, Lamb enjoys fishing, hunting, reading, and spending time with his family.

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