Fred Dorrell 2018 Oklahoma Labor Commissioner

Moving Oklahoma forward in a positive direction. 


My wife Maggie and I have been married for twenty-three years. I am the insider in this race, I am born and raised in Oklahoma and proud of it, I have passed down the core values I received from my grandparents and together

 with Maggie, I pass those values to our three children and five grandchildren. Maggie is an accomplished business woman that travels nationally, for work, yet remains a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

For thirty-four years, I worked with Ford Motor Company at the Tulsa Glass Plant and was ultimately appointed by the National Ford Department to be UAW Benefits Representative. Prior to that appointment, I was elected President/Chairman of the UAW Local 1895. For the past six years, I have been a Human Resources Labor Specialist for Spirit AeroSystems in Tulsa. Finally, for the past twenty-one years, I have taught the future of Oklahoma as an adjunct professor of Business and Human Resources classes at Tulsa Community College.

My desire is to serve the state I love and all  citizens, no matter your party.  My philosophy is that we can find common ground but that both sides must endeavor to find an understanding among one another. 

I will work to invoke the core values of collaboration, inspiration and transparency which are critical to serve the people of Oklahoma.  

  Occupation/Main Source of Income:
  • Currently Employed at Spirit Aerosystems as HRBP/ Labor Specialist

  • Adjunct Professor at Tulsa Community College for 23 years, Business and Human Resources

  • Ford Motor Company, Glass Plant (34 years) Glass Handler & Transport, Batch Unloading and Float Control Operations

  • President UAW Local 1895 '83-'89

  • National Ford Department UAW Benefits Rep '89 (Appointed)

  • UAW Local 1895 President/Chairman '07-'12

  • Tulsa Junior College - Associates Degree: Labor Studies

  • Northeastern State University - Bachelor Degree : Supervisory Management

  • University of Oklahoma - Master's Degree: Human Relations 

 Professional Affiliations:​
  • City of Broken Arrow Planning Commission (2006 to present)

  • Board of Directors, Bluelincs HMO (May 1985- April 1996)

  • Member, Goals for Tomorrow Health Care Task Force – Tulsa Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

  • Member, Projects with Industry Tulsa Speech and Hearing Association

  • Mentor, Youth Services of Tulsa

Hobbies and Activities: 
  • Oklahoma Football

  • Motorcycling – I have been riding motorcycles for 50 years.

  • Travel

  • Grandchildren 

Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn Cathy Costello Republican Fred Dorrell Democrat

Let's move Oklahoma forward, together.