An exploration of state government through the lens of one of Oklahoma's most robust agencies: the Office of Management and Enterprise Services.
Get Stuff Done Podcast 008: Ben Robinson
Brig. Gen. Ben Robinson, Oklahoma's secretary of veterans and military affairs, visits the GSD Podcast for a special Veterans Day episode.Robinson retired after 34 years in the military and was selected by Gov. Kevin Stitt as part of his cabinet to oversee the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs. He joins Steve and Caden to discuss new ODVA initiatives like VALOR, an online database that helps vets find needed resources.
Get Stuff Done Podcast 007: Shelley Zumwalt
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Director Shelley Zumwalt discusses unemployment in Oklahoma, the need for transparent communication and digital transformation. She also answers questions from our listeners.
Get Stuff Done Podcast 006: David Ostrowe
With some technology systems dating back to 1978, bringing Oklahoma into the 21st century is not as simple as installing the newest operating system on one's iPhone. Fortunately, Oklahoma has David Ostrowe, secretary of digital transformation and administration, leading efforts to update state government. Ostrowe joins Caden and Steve to discuss modernizing state government, the benefits of public and private sector relationships and the goals of interagency data and teamwork. Ostrowe also answers questions submitted by our social media followers in our new segment, Ask the Guest.
Get Stuff Done Podcast 005: Lance Frye
Oklahoma interim Commissioner of Health Col. Lance Frye discusses his role and experiences during the pandemic, the impact and accuracy of COVID-19 modeling, and how his military career shaped his crisis-leadership skills.
Get Stuff Done Podcast 004: Chip Keating
Oklahoma Secretary of Public Safety Chip Keating joins Caden and Steve to discuss his role and experience in law enforcement and the importance of maintaining public safety during a period of social unrest that includes global protests, an energy crisis and a pandemic.
Get Stuff Done Podcast 003: John Budd
Oklahoma Chief Operating Officer John Budd joins Steve and Caden to discuss leadership and achieving a healthy work-life balance while serving the state.Budd, who served as OMES director before Harpe stepped into the role, also shares insight into providing structure during a period of chaos and the importance of data when making decisions.