Mark Allen was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in November
2010, reelected November 4, 2014, and again November 6, 2018. He
has served on the Agriculture and Rural Development, Appropriations,
Education, Insurance, Judiciary and Rules Committees, along with
the Appropriations Subcommittees on General Government, Public Safety
and Judiciary, and Select Agencies; and as Chair and Vice Chairman
of the Transportation, and Vice Chairman of the Veterans and Military
Affairs Committees. He currently serves as Chair of the Energy Committee
and Vice Chair of the Rules Committee.
In 2016 he was appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore to
serve as the Senate Co-Chair of the Oklahoma Legislative Sportsmen’s
Caucus. In January 2018, he was appointed to serve on the Executive
Committee of The Energy Council, a nonprofit organization that promotes
a balanced national energy strategy and related environmental policies.
He represents Oklahoma Senate District 4 which is comprised of Sequoyah
County and the northern half of LeFlore County.
Mark and his wife Nikki Allen are the owners of Allen Rathole, Inc.,
a family-owned business specializing in oil field service. Mark
and Nikki have been married 22 years. They are members of the Victory
Worship Center in Spiro, Oklahoma.
Mark was born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma and moved to Wilburton
in 1962. In 1963, Mark’s father started Allen Rathole. Mark worked
side by side with his father in the business until he and a partner
bought the business from Mark’s father in 1989. Mark and Nikki continue
to own and operate Allen Rathole today which employs 16 people.
Mark Allen is a graduate of Wilburton High School and served in
the U.S. Navy Seabees as a heavy equipment operator from 1968-1970.
Except for the time spent serving his country, Mark has always lived
in southeastern Oklahoma. He knows rural values and wants to ensure
that we preserve our close-knit communities and agricultural heritage.
Mark is a firm believer in God and country and the Constitution
our United States was built on, and praises the men and women who
Senator Allen puts his business experience to work for our state.
“The quality of higher education offered at our colleges and technology
centers today means we have one of the best prepared workforces
in the area,” Allen said. “I will continue to work hard to maintain
our high quality of educational opportunities.”
A staunch conservative, Mark Allen is also concerned about safeguarding
traditional values, keeping our families and communities strong
and ensuring that our natural resources benefit Oklahomans and create
jobs in this state. An endowment member of the NRA, Mark Allen stands
strong for Second Amendment rights. Other affiliations include Pajaro
Gun Club Board of Directors, life member of the National Sporting
Clays Association, Ducks Unlimited sponsor, life member of the American
Quarter Horse Association, Sallisaw and Poteau Chambers of Commerce,
and Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 234
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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Executive Assistant: Grace
|19279 US Hwy. 271
Spiro, OK 74959
District Information: District 4
Zip codes Represented
74563, 74901, 74902, 74930, 74931, 74932, 74936, 74940, 74941,
74944, 74945, 74946, 74948, 74951, 74953, 74954, 74955, 74956,
74959, 74962, and 74966
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