|22nd President of the University of Central Oklahoma|
July 1, 2023
|Preceded by||Patti Neuhold–Ravikumar|
|16th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma|
January 10,2011 –January 14,2019
|Preceded by||Jari Askins|
|Succeeded by||Matt Pinnell|
|Member of the Oklahoma Senate |
from the 47th district
January 3,2005 –January 10,2011
|Preceded by||Mike Fair|
|Succeeded by||Greg Treat|
|Education|| Oklahoma State University–Stillwater (BA)|
Oklahoma City University (JD)
Todd Lamb (born October 19,1971) is an American politician and university administrator who is the current president of the University of Central Oklahoma. He previously served as the 16th lieutenant governor of Oklahoma from 2011 to 2019 and as a member of the Oklahoma state senate from 2005 to 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party.
In the 2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial election,Lamb campaigned for the Republican nomination,but placed third in the primary behind former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt,who advanced to a runoff.
Lamb is the son of Norman Lamb and Belva Lamb. Lamb was raised in Enid,Oklahoma,and graduated from Enid High School.Lamb attended Louisiana Tech University,where he was member of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team. After two years at La. Tech,he transferred to Oklahoma State University where he received his bachelor's degree. Todd also received his Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
In 1993,he joined Frank Keating's campaign for Governor of Oklahoma,and was subsequently appointed to the Governor's staff following the November 1994 election. He resigned from the Governor's staff in order to become a special agent with the United States Secret Service in 1998,where he conducted numerous criminal investigations relating to counterfeiting,bank fraud,identity theft,and threats against the president of the United States. During the 2000 presidential election campaign,he served as a site supervisor for George W. Bush's campaign. In 2001,he was appointed to the national Joint Terrorism Task Force,and following the September 11 attacks,was assigned to assist in the investigation of the attacks. [ failed verification ]
Lamb was a member of the Oklahoma Senate from 2005 to 2011,representing the 47th Senate District (which includes part of Oklahoma City as well as Edmond).
Lamb faced four Republican primary election opponents in John A. Wright (R-Broken Arrow), a member of the Oklahoma State House, Bill Crozier (a former Republican candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction), Bernie Adler (an Oklahoma City real estate investor), and Paul Nosak (a tree removal service owner from Oklahoma City), and won the primary election with over 66% of the votes cast, thus avoiding a runoff.
In the general election, Lamb faced Democrat Kenneth Corn and independent candidate Richard Prawdzienski and won with over 64% of the votes cast.
During his tenure, Lamb served in the cabinet of Mary Fallin as Small Business Advocate.[ when? ] He resigned from that position on February 16, 2017, due to his opposition to proposed tax increases.
Lamb ran in the Republican primary for Governor of Oklahoma in the 2018 election.He lost the primary election on June 26 to Mick Cornett, former mayor of Oklahoma City, and businessman Kevin Stitt. Stitt won the runoff and later defeated former attorney general Drew Edmondson in the November general election.
On June 2, 2019, Lamb announced that he would become a panelist of Flash Point, a locally-produced Sunday morning political talk show on NBC affiliate KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City, effective at the start of the program's June 16 broadcast. He took over the conservative panelist seat being vacated by former Oklahoma City mayor Kirk Humphreys.
The Board of Regents for the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) named Lamb, the 22nd president of University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). Lamb assumed the presidency beginning July 1, 2023, replacing Andrew K. Benton, who was named interim president of UCO in January 2023.
Lamb is married to his wife Monica and they have two children.
|Todd Lamb||Republican Party||25,918||71.36%|
|Adam Miller||Democratic Party||10,403||30.76%|
November 4, 2008, Election results for Oklahoma
State Senator for District 47
|Todd Lamb||Republican Party||n/a||100.00%|
|Todd Lamb||Republican Party||156,834||66.84%|
|John A. Wright||Republican Party||41,177||17.55%|
|Paul F. Nosak||Republican Party||13,941||5.94%|
|Bill Crozier||Republican Party||12,177||5.19%|
|Bernie Adler||Republican Party||10,515||4.48%|
|Source: Archived 2012-07-20 at the Wayback Machine|
|Todd Lamb||Republican Party||659,242||64.03%|
|Kenneth Corn||Democratic Party||334,711||32.51%|
|Source: Archived 2012-08-13 at the Wayback Machine|
November 4, 2014, Election results for Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma
|Todd Lamb (inc.)||Republican Party||562,008||68.5|
|Cathy Cummings||Democratic Party||258,564||31.5|
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