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Gov. Mary Fallin replaces Tulsan Marc Dreyer on state Pardon and Parole Board

Jan 10, 2015 | by Lynn Powell

Gov. Mary Fallin’s Office on Friday announced that Tulsan Marc Dreyer would not be reappointed to the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, where he served as chairman. She replaced him with Robert “Brett” Macy of Newalla. Macy, a retired Oklahoma City Police Department lieutenant, is the son of the late Bob Macy, longtime Oklahoma County district attorney.When asked Friday if he had wanted to be reappointed, Dreyer said, “Of course.”

By BARBARA HOBEROCK World Capitol Bureau | 0 comments

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin’s Office on Friday announced that Tulsan Marc Dreyer would not be reappointed to the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, where he served as chairman.

She replaced him with Robert “Brett” Macy of Newalla. Macy, a retired Oklahoma City Police Department lieutenant, is the son of the late Bob Macy, longtime Oklahoma County district attorney.

“Gov. Fallin wanted to give someone different an opportunity to serve on the Pardon and Parole Board,” said Alex Weintz, a Fallin spokesman. “She appreciates Mr. Dreyer’s service. His replacement, Mr. Macy, has an impressive law-enforcement background, having worked as a detective sergeant and lieutenant with the Oklahoma City Police Department.”

When asked Friday if he had wanted to be reappointed, Dreyer said, “Of course.”

Dreyer said Fallin’s office personally notified him late last month that he would not be reappointed and thanked him for his service, for which he was grateful.

“Well, I think that God works in seasons, and it was my season to serve one term,” said Dreyer, who is senior pastor at Memorial Baptist Church. “I hope the reason I was appointed was carried out, and I was beneficial to some people that I had the opportunity to impact. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the governor and the state of Oklahoma.”

Fallin reappointed attorney Patricia High of Oklahoma City. She also reappointed Vanessa Price of Moore, a consultant and retired Oklahoma City police officer. Dreyer had been the longest serving of Fallin’s appointments to the panel.

Fallin has three appointments on the five-member panel.

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals recently tapped retiring Tulsa County District Judge Tom Gillert for the panel.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has yet to announce its appointment to the Pardon and Parole Board.

Barbara Hoberock 405-528-2465

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