ExecOrder 1:2011-15.  


Executive Order 2011-15  
I, Mary Fallin, Governor of the State of Oklahoma, pursuant to the power vested in me by Sections 1 and 2 of Article VI, hereby establish the Governor's Science and Technology Council.
The Council shall consist of eighteen (18) members, who shall be appointed by the Governor and serve at the pleasure of the Governor and the Secretary of Science and Technology. The Secretary of Science and Technology shall chair the Council and will select a vice-chair and such other officers as the Council deems appropriate.
The purpose of the Council shall be to review all aspects of science and technology (S&T) in the State of Oklahoma including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and economic development and capital investment in S&T, and to propose recommendations to the Governor. As part of this process the Council shall define and periodically review a Science & Technology Strategic Plan for the State of Oklahoma, and present such a Plan, and any proposed changes to existing Plans, to the Governor for approval.
Administrative support for the Council including, but not limited to, personnel necessary to ensure the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of the Council shall be provided by the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology.
Council members employed by a state agency shall be reimbursed travel expenses related to their service on the Council as authorized by state law by their respective agency. Legislative members of the Council shall be reimbursed by their respective legislative bodies for necessary travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as authorized by state law. Remaining Council members shall be reimbursed travel expenses related to their services on the Council as authorized by state law by the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology.
This Executive Order shall be distributed to the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, which shall cause the provisions of this Order to be implemented.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma to be affixed at Oklahoma City this 27th day of April, 2011.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA
Mary Fallin
ATTEST:
Michelle R. Day
Assistant Secretary of State
[Source: Added at 28 Ok Reg 1039, eff 4-27-111]