Friday, January 15, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin announced today she is appointing Dana Weber to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. Weber will replace Kevin Hern, who resigned in November.
Weber, of Tulsa, will begin serving on the six-member turnpike authority immediately. Once the Senate signs off on her appointment, she will serve the remainder of Hern’s term, which expires in 2021.
“The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority will be well served by Dana Weber’s broad business experience,” said Fallin. “That will be important as the Turnpike Authority embarks on its Drive Forward expansion and improvement program.”
Weber is president and chief executive officer of Webco Industries Inc., which manufactures and distributes metal tubular products designed to industry and customer specifications. She has been with the Sand Springs-based company since 1977.
Weber graduated from the University of Tulsa with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1979 and a law degree in 1983. She also completed an executive development program at Harvard University’s business school in 1986.
Weber is a board member of the Oklahoma State Chamber, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and Oklahoma Innovation Institute, while serving on the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women and several advisory boards. She also served on Fallin’s tax reform task force in 2011.
About the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority was created by state statute in 1947 to construct, maintain and operate turnpike projects authorized by the state Legislature and approved by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.