Inauguration day for Oklahoma Corporation Commission member Denise Bode

Monday, January 10th 2005, 5:51 am
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Bode took the oath of office for her second six-year term Monday afternoon at the commission's office in Oklahoma City. She was re-elected in November's general election.

Bode is a Republican who serves as chairwoman of the three-member commission. She was re-elected with about 63% of the vote over Democrat John Wylie. Wylie publishes the weekly Oologah Lake Leader and is a journalist who specializes in energy, environmental and utility issues.

The commission sets electricity, natural gas and telephone rates and regulates the oil and gas industry.

Bode is an attorney who served seven years as president of the Independent Petroleum Association of America.