Mayor Craig Thurmond and City Manager Michael Spurgeon took part in a special White House conference with other leaders from Oklahoma and Arkansas on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
They met with various White House officials including:
– Douglas Hoelscher, WH Dir. of Intergovernmental Affairs;
– Chris Mitton, Sr. Government Affairs Officers with the Dept. of Transportation;
– Dept. of Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue;
– Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders;
– Dept. of Education Deputy Sec. Mick Zais;
– Jim Carroll, Acting Dir. of the Office of National Drug Control Policy;
– Doug Little, Deputy Asst. Sec. of Intergovernmental & External Affairs for the Dept. of Energy; and
– William Crozer, WH Deputy Dir. of Intergovernmental Affairs.
The conference also included a tour of the White House.