Regent Joseph L. Parker
Joseph L. Parker Jr. was appointed to a nine-year term as a member of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in 2005 by Gov. Brad Henry and reappointed by Gov. Mary Fallin in 2014.
Parker is chairman of the board for Anchor Stone Co. in Tulsa, a company involved in the production of crushed limestone, sand and gravel and in heavy equipment brokerage. In addition, he serves on the board of directors for SunTx Capital Partners in Dallas, Texas and is currently president of Southern Hills Country Club.
Parker has also served on numerous civic boards in the Tulsa area, including Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation, Holland Hall School, the Center for Legislative Excellence and the Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce.
A 1969 graduate of the University of Nebraska, Parker earned his MBA from the University of Washington in 1971.