Vice President for Advocacy
Dave Bond serves as Vice President for Advocacy at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. He was previously the CEO of OCPA Impact, OCPA's 501(c)4 action partner. Since 2011, Dave has advocated at the Oklahoma Capitol on issues of free enterprise, individual initiative and limited government. He has been referred to in the Tulsa World as "a prominent Oklahoma anti-tax lobbyist".
Prior to his advocacy efforts, Dave worked in Oklahoma elections, focused mostly on state legislative campaigns. He was the executive director of the Republican State House Committee, the campaign arm of the Republican caucus of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
Dave also worked with the campaign consulting firm A.H. Strategies and with the inaugural campaign of former Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud. In addition, he served in the media and communications divisions of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
Dave has lived in Oklahoma most of his life and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He and his wife Marsha have two sons and live in Yukon.
Oklahoma public school revenues are higher than ever
Total revenues for Oklahoma public schools are at an all-time record high. Since 2006, school revenues have risen by more than $2.5 billion, or 41 percent, and now stand at over $8.8 billion. Thi...
Kansas Tax Cuts Were Successful
The liberal media ignore the many successes of the Kansas income-tax cuts. By Dave Bond On June 6, the Kansas Legislature voted to roll back hundreds of millions of dollars of income tax relief enac...
Oklahoma State Government Spending Is Higher than Ever
By Curtis Shelton and Dave Bond In discussions about taxes and state government spending in Oklahoma, some advocates insist that available funding has been slashed to the bone for important public se...
Oklahoma state government spending is higher than ever
In discussions about taxes and state government spending in Oklahoma, some advocates insist that available funding has been slashed to the bone for important public services. However, the claim i...