State. Rep. Tom Gann will speak at the monthly meeting of the Tulsa County Republican Men’s Club at 11:30 a.m. December 14 at Oklahoma Joe’s BBQ.
The meeting is open to the public. Oklahoma Joe’s BBQ is at 6715 E. 61st St.
Gann, R-Inola, resident, is an auditor, business owner and former school board member. In 1984, Gann built a retail business in Fort Gibson. The business grew to 12 employees and grossed over 1.5 million annually. Tom has a broad education holding degrees in Forestry, Marketing, and Accounting. In 1986, he received the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award for academic achievement and business success. In 1991 Tom was elected to the Fort Gibson School Board. He successfully led the opposition to the federal mandated Outcomes Based Education, which ended its pilot program in Fort Gibson schools. In 1998, Tom sold his business and has since worked for British Petroleum, Pricewaterhouse Coopers accounting firm and the City of Tulsa as an internal auditor. Tom is currently the Airports Auditor for the Tulsa International Airport. Tom and Debbie Gann are members at Eastland Baptist Church of Tulsa. They are pro life and helped start a crisis pregnancy center.