State Treasurer Ken Miller announced the appointment of Tulsa businessman Don Millican to the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
“I am pleased to appoint Don to this important board,” Miller said. “With his history of philanthropic work in the Tulsa area, I know Don will help the board in fulfilling its mission.”Millican is Chief Financial Officer at Kaiser-Francis Oil Company in Tulsa. He serves on the boards of Tulsa Educare, Inc., which provides early education for at-risk children, and Neighbor for Neighbor, which operates a free health clinic in North Tulsa. Millican is also chairman of the board of Oklahoma Christian University. He previously served on the board of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County, which works to break the cycle of poverty through early childhood education. Millican said he is honored to be chosen for the position. “I look forward to serving the state in the effort to reduce tobacco consumption and to improve the overall health of our citizens,” he said.Millican will serve a seven-year term, expiring in July 2019. He replaces W.R. “Bill” Lissau, whose term expired. The constitution requires the composition of the board of directors be balanced by political party and by congressional district. Millican is a Republican and resident of the First Congressional District.