Representative Dale DeWitt spent twelve years (2002-2014) serving in the Oklahoma State Legislature representing the 38th House District. He served as Majority Leader and Majority Floor Leader during 2011 and 2012 and was Chairman of the Agriculture and Wildlife Committee for the 2013 and 2014 sessions. He has always been a strong supporter of issues facing rural Oklahoma and production agriculture. He fought for rural Oklahoma as a co-author and contributor for the redistricting bill in 2011 and authored legislation in 2012 to protect Oklahoma’s food supply against contamination from ricin, an extract of castor beans.
Representative DeWitt earned an associate’s degree from Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education from Oklahoma State University. He has devoted his life to Oklahoma agriculture as a farmer, rancher and retired Agricultural Education Instructor for the Braman, Oklahoma school district.
He and his wife Carol live in Braman. They have two children and five grandchildren. Dale also serves on the Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Trustees, the Oklahoma State University Agricultural Education Scholarship Board, and is active with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association and the Sirloin Club.