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Jim Reese

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Jim Reese
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Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture
In office
January 10, 2011 - Present
Years in position 4
PredecessorTerry Peach
Assistant Minority Floor Leader, Oklahoma House of Representatives
Base salary$87,005
Elections and appointments
AppointedNovember 2010
Appointed byGov. Mary Fallin (R)
Campaign $$4,328
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
State Executive Director for Oklahoma Farm Service Agency
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Associate'sNorthern Oklahoma College (1978)
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University (1980)
Date of birthJune 20, 1958
Place of birthBlackwell, Oklahoma
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Jim Reese (b. June 20, 1958 in Blackwell, Oklahoma) is the current President of the Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture. In this capacity, he also serves as the Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture.


Reese has owned and operated Jim Reese Farms since May 1987.[1] At the time of his appointment as Commissioner, he was serving as an adviser to outgoing state Speaker of the House Chris Benge (R).[2]


  • B.S., Engineering Technology, Oklahoma State University, 1979-80
  • AA, Drafting & Design, Northern Oklahoma College, 1977-78
  • Attended, United States Department of Agriculture Supervisory Academy at Texas A&M

Political career

Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture (2011-present)

Reese has served as Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture since January 10, 2011.

Oklahoma House of Representatives (1987-2001)

Reese served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1987 to 2001.[1]



Reese was appointed as Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture by Gov. Mary Fallin (R) in November 2010.[2]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Reese is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Reese raised a total of $4,328 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 13, 2013.[3]

Jim Reese's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2000 OK House of Representatives Won $4,328
Grand Total Raised $4,328

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Political offices
Preceded by
Terry Peach
Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture
Succeeded by