The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC) recently voted unanimously to hire retired Brigadier General Hopper Smith as the agency’s new Executive Director. General Smith’s employment as Executive Director will begin on May 1st, 2018. General Smith succeeds interim Executive Director Patricia Sommer who assumed that role following Kim Bailey who left to become COO of the State Health Department. Hopper will report directly to commissioners Liotta, Russell and Tilly.
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