Greater Oklahoma Chapter Meeting
Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:30 PM

Time: Cocktails at 5:30, Diner and Program at 6 p.m.

Location: Credit Union House of Oklahoma, 631 E Hill Street

Cost: $25 Per Person (Includes 1 Drink Ticket)

Program: Bill Shapard Jr. CEO SoonerPoll – Bill will provide timely insights on the Oklahoma Primary and other important political races.

Bill Shapard, Jr.Bill is the founder of ShapardResearch and SoonerPoll.com. Bill began his career in polling after working on a major campaign in Oklahoma and has worked in nearly every election cycle in Oklahoma since 1996.

Oxford, Mississippi is where Bill began his career while writing an opinion column for the Oxford Eagle, he also co-hosted and produced a weekly political talk radio show. In 1996, the Shapard-Magann Show won two Excellence in Broadcasting Awards from the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters.

Bill served as the Campaign Press Secretary to Senator Jim Inhofe's 1996 re-election and eventually moved to Washington, DC, becoming the Press Secretary to U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts, Jr. He also worked on the staff of the House Republican Conference. Bill has also served as the Finance Director of the Oklahoma Republican Party and as campaign manager for Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony's 2004 U.S. Senate campaign.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Mississippi and is certified as a PRC, which is a professional researcher at the expert level by the Market Research Association (MRA). Bill is also an active member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).

Bill has lectured at Oklahoma State University on developing polling methodologies, data collection processes, and advanced likely voter sampling techniques. Bill also serves as an on-air political commentator for Oklahoma television stations.

Under Bill's leadership, SoonerPoll has become the leading public opinion polling company in the state of Oklahoma conducting more public opinion polls for Oklahoma news media than all other pollsters combined in both 2006 and 2008.

Please RSVP by June 25 to Stephen Lark – slark@comfedcu.org.

Register for the 20th Annual Greater Oklahoma Chapter of Credit Unions Foundation Golf Tournament by calling Grant Weiland 405.232.8288. The tournament will be held September 20, 2018 at The Golf Club of Edmond. Sponsorships are also available!