State Auditor and Inspector to Speak at SWOSU Law Day Program


Steve BurrageOklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Steve Burrage will be featured speaker at the SWOSU Law Day program on Monday, April 13, on the Weatherford campus. 

The public is invited to the 7 p.m. program in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom on the SWOSU campus. Admission is free. The program is sponsored by the SWOSU Social Sciences Department.

Burrage was appointed Oklahoma state auditor and inspector by Governor Brad Henry on July 10, 2008.  Burrage has more than 30 years of experience in banking and accounting.  He has led FirstBank of Antlers since 1982, serving as president, chief executive officer and now its chairman of the board.  In addition, he is a certified public accountant and was a partner in Burgess and Burgess Certified Public Accountants from 1977 to 1982.

Burrage has many years of leadership experience in banking and accounting.  Currently serving on numerous civic and financial boards, he is a former board member of the Oklahoma City branch of the Federal Reserve and is the past chairman of the board of the Oklahoma Bankers Association. Most recently, Burrage was asked to help oversee the stimulus process in which he will monitor the expenditure of federal funds Oklahoma receives over the next few years.

A member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Burrage and his wife, Roberta, have three children: Mike, Mark and Bradley.