She was the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma , being the second woman and the first female Democratic Party member to hold that position. She was defeated in the general election by Republican Congresswoman Mary Fallin. Askins was born on April 27, , in Duncan, Oklahoma. She graduated from Duncan High School in After graduating from OU, she entered into private practice.
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Several Courage Awards were given to Oklahomans who were recognized for their courage. Jari Askins, former lieutenant governor of Oklahoma, was the keynote speaker and she was also given a surprise award for her courage. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
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The real, strong women who serve on the National Council are initiates of chapters across the country and reflect different professions and backgrounds. Six women are elected to the National Council at each national convention. These women serve as the Board of Directors for a two-year term. Mikelle says her solo travels have provided her with the opportunity to learn about herself. Cassie works with fraternities and sororities on a daily basis as the associate dean of students at the University of North Dakota.
They're not alone, of course. Her bodyguard, a hulking state trooper in a snug navy blazer, got here at least 30 minutes ago. A media handler arrived even earlier, setting up a camera before leaning against a wall to study her BlackBerry. Their casual attitudes suggest that here in Duncan — the center of Askins' political influence — there is nothing for her to fear.