Ann Holloway, from Ardmore, Oklahoma, was appointed as an Oklahoma State Regent by Gov. Mary Fallin in May 2013 to fill an unexpired term. In May 2015, she was reappointed by Gov. Mary Fallin for a nine-year term ending in May 2024. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education is the constitutional coordinating board for the Oklahoma colleges and universities responsible for allocating state funds and setting admission standards and academic policies.
Holloway was previously appointed in 2000 by Gov. Frank Keating to a nine-year term for the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) Board of Regents. Keating also appointed her to the Professional Responsibility Tribunal for the Oklahoma Bar Association. Holloway was also appointed to various boards and commissions by Gov. Henry Bellmon.
Holloway has been active in many civic and community organizations, including Ardmore Chamber of Commerce, March of Dimes, United Way, Ardmore Little Theater, OK Jaycee Auxiliary (past president and lifetime member), Committee for Small Business Owners, and Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Holloway has also held, for over 40 years, various positions with the Oklahoma Republican Party.
Previous honors for Holloway include Outstanding Young Women of Oklahoma and Who’s Who of Outstanding Women in America.
Holloway received an Associate of Science degree from Murray State College, located in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, located in Durant, Oklahoma.
Holloway lives in Ardmore, Oklahoma, where she was involved in oil field equipment manufacturing for 25 years. She is currently Managing Member of EAH, LLC, which has investments in oil, gas and real estate, and president of Holloway, Incorporated, Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Holloway is married to Fred Minter and is the mother of three daughters, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.