Proven Conservative Leader…Community Servant

Dr. J. Michael Ritze

 

The Ritze Family
Connie my wife
and children
Amity, Heidi
and Jamey

Republican Political Activities

  • Oklahoma State Representative District 80 (Chairman of Public Health and  Ranking Member of the Public Safety Committees)
  • Past Tulsa County Republican Party Chairman
  • Life-long Republican
  • Republican precinct chairman in Broken Arrow for 40+ years
  • Past 1st District Tulsa County Committeeman for 6 years
  • Recipient of the Oklahoma State Republican Party Key Club Award (2000+ hours of service)
  • Past member of the Oklahoma Republican Party State and Tulsa County Republican Executive Committees
  • Involved in many Republican campaigns including: Eisenhower, Goldwater, Reagan, Dewey Bartlett, Sen. Jim Inhofe, Sen. Tom Coburn, Cong. Jim Bridenstine and Cong. John Sullivan. Also, many State and local races as advisory committees to treasurer.
  • Opposed the River Tax
  • Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment…the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  • Strong supporter of the 10th Amendment…States Rights

Personal Activities

  • Married 40 years to one and only wife (RN, BSN, MSN and former teacher)
  • Father of 4 children (1 daughter lives in Heaven)
  • Ordained Southern Baptist Deacon and Sunday School teacher at Arrow Heights Baptist Church Broken Arrow
  • My wife and I have been Medical Missionaries to Central America and Mexico on several occasions in the last 40 years
  • Private Helicopter Pilot
  • Farming and Ranching
  • Christian Medical Association
  • I am a cancer survivor (40 years ago)
  • Past College Staff Member of Campus Crusade for Christ

Civic Activities

  • Past Director of the Broken Arrow Soccer Club Competitive Division
  • Member Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
  • Past President of the Gatesway Foundation Board
  • Former member of James Black Mission Board
  • Former member of Dr. Ron Lamb Mission Board
  • Advisory Board of The New Leaf Foundation
  • Former Member and Past Chairman of the Tulsa State Fair Ringmaster’s Committee
  • Served as Tulsa County 4-H adult leader and 4-H Foundation member
  • American Legion
  • OK Minutemen
  • NRA and GOA Member
  • Medical Advisor to TCC and TTC

Professional Activities

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  • Educator and teacher for 40 years
  • Pro-Business as a small business owner for 40 years
  • United States Army Captain Medical Corps Veteran
  • Life member of the Disabled Veterans of America
  • Board Certified Family Practice Physician & Surgeon (delivered over 2,000 babies)
  • Master Forensic Science Administration from OSU-CHS
  • Federal Aviation Administration Senior Medical Examiner and HIMS Monitor
  • Former Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical Staff at Broken Arrow Medical Center
  • Past President of the Tulsa County Osteopathic Medical Society
  • Former Adjunct-Professor NSU-BA Criminal Justice and Forensic Science
  • Adjunct-Professor OSU-COM
  • Served as City of Broken Arrow Police Physician
  • Former State of OK Medical Examiner and Child Abuse Examiner
  • Past Consultant to the OK Indigent Defense Fund
  • Consultant to several Law Firms
  • Former Adjunct-Instructor to CLEET (Council of Law Enforcement Education Training) for the State of Oklahoma
  • Former Adjunct-Instructor in Forensic Science for ITT Technology Center and Adjunct-Instructor for Tulsa Technology Center
  • Lecturer to the Oklahoma Bar Association Criminal Law Section Forensic Academy
  • Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association 2008 94th Annual Training Conference