TULSA, Okla. — AAON Inc. announced Stephanie Cameron, community relations administrator at AAON, has been appointed by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt to the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development.

Cameron has been an advocate and leader in the promotion of manufacturing, STEM, and skilled trades locally and nationally and continues that work in her role with AAON, a manufacturer of heating and cooling products. She serves on the boards of The Manufacturing Institute, Leadership Oklahoma, The Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance, the Tulsa Area Manufacturer’s Association, and Resonance Center for Women, among others.

Cameron was recognized with the Goodwill Industries of Tulsa TulsaWORKS Hero Award, as one of the YWCA’s 2017 Women of the Year, the Journal Record’s 2017 Women of the Year, Oklahoma Magazine’s 2017 40 Under 40, the Journal Record’s 2016 Women of the Year, Tulsa World’s People to Watch in 2016, and a 2016 Journal Record Achiever Under 40.

The Governor’s Council is the State Workforce Development Board under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Its purpose is to guide the development of a comprehensive and coordinated workforce development system for the state and monitor its operation. It also reviews and makes recommendations that will align the workforce system, including education, with the economic development goals of the state for the purpose of creating workforce and economic development systems that are integrated and provides Oklahoma a competitive advantage in a global economy.

“We are pleased to announce this appointment," said Scott Asbjornson, vice president and chief financial officer, AAON. "Ms. Cameron has been essential in strengthening the AAON workforce and improving our company. I am confident she will be valuable asset to the Governor’s Council, as she continues her role at AAON."

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