Tom Adelson

Tom Adelson DEMDemocrat


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Tom AdelsonDEMDemocrat Politician
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Tom Adelson is an American politician from Oklahoma. He was an Oklahoma State Senator representing the 33rd Senate District, located in Tulsa County, from 2004 to 2012. Adelson is a Democrat who was first elected in 2004. Prior to his election, Adelson served Governor of Oklahoma Brad Henry's first Oklahoma Secretary of Health from 2003 to 2004. Adelson was the Democratic nominee for mayor of Tulsa in the 2009 election, but lost the general election to Republican nominee Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. Adelson currently serves as the Vice President for Innovation at The University of Tulsa.

Education4 - 4 of 2
Stanford University
Southern Methodist University
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Oklahoma State Senate
2004 - 2012
Former Assistant Minority Leader
Oklahoma State Senate
Law Practice
1998 - Current
1992 - Current
Oil and Gas Business
Secretary of Health
State of Oklahoma
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Board Member
Tulsa Community Hospital Authority
Former Board Member
Tulsa Mental Health Association
Former President
Lee Elementary School Foundation
Founding Board Member
Tulsa Children's Health Coalition
Oklahoma University Health Care Task Force
Vista Volunteer
Income Tax Preparation
Volunteer Operations Manager
Head Start