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Governor Stitt is named a 'Wind Champion,' Mammoth Energy Services adds independent board member


Stitt named wind champion

The American Wind Energy Association and Advanced Power Alliance have recognized Gov. Kevin Stitt for his exemplary support of American wind power, they announced this week.

"I am honored to receive AWEA’s Wind Champion Award,” Stitt remarked. “The wind energy industry plays a central role in generating quality jobs and promoting economic growth in Oklahoma. As governor, I strive to foster a pro-business and regulation friendly environment for all industries, and I remain committed to working with our wind producers to ensure American energy leadership in the global marketplace and to continue to provide low-cost reliable energy here in our great state.”

Stitt was among 15 congressional leaders and governors to receive a wind champion award from the organizations, officials said.

Tom Kiernan, the AWEA’s CEO, noted when announcing the award that Oklahoma is the nation’s third-largest wind-generated energy producing state.

“Governor Stitt’s leadership is continuing this success in building a strong economic future powered by clean, affordable, reliable energy,” Kiernan said.

Mammoth board member added

Mammoth Energy Services has added Dr. Corey J. Booker to its board of directors effective Aug. 17, it has announced.

Booker, officials said, is an independent member who will serve on the board’s audit committee.

They said Booker, 44, founded and serves as the CEO of OnPulse, a healthcare management services company designed to improve patient health through advocacy, care coordination, communication and increased patient health literacy.

Additionally, Booker practiced medicine as a maternal fetal specialist at Duke University Hospital from October 2012 to June 2017.

Booker also serves on the board of directors of HarborPath, a non-profit patient assistance program providing specialty pharmacy gap coverage to patients in need of high cost medication, heading its finance committee.

Mammoth appointed Booker to take the place of Jonathan H. Yellen, an independent member of its board and its audit committee who resigned on May 8.

Nasdaq trading rules require listed companies to have three independent board members on their audit committees, and it gave Mammoth time to find a replacement for Yellen. The company’s stock is traded under the ticker “TUSK” on the exchange.