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Welcome to The Appointment Project (TAP)!

Our mission is to get more women into public service! Through TAP, we will identify and encourage women to apply for appointments to statewide boards and commissions for the State of Oklahoma.

TAP is working with many organizations to identify qualified women to seek appointment. We present all applications to the Governor as we receive them.

Please consider completing the application on this website. If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact Sheryl Lovelady at

Click here to complete The Appointment Project application form and learn more!

Tulsa World/The Oklahoman
     Governor Fallin and The Appointments Project

"(Governors) don't appoint women because women don't apply. It's really that simple," Lovelady said. "It's not a bias on the governors' part. It's just that when you're looking at applications, you have far more men ... than women." <click here to read the entire article>

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