David and Rhonda Walters served as Oklahoma's governor and first lady from 1990-1994. As governor, Walters created the Quality Jobs Program, aggressively promoted economic development and achieved a 15-year record in job growth. He signed the first compacts with Native American tribes and used the revenue to put $350 million into education facilities. Rhonda achieved record increases in children’s immunization with her Due by Two program and championed the passage of the first early childhood education programs. Since leaving office, the Walters have continued to serve their home state, supporting a variety of education and physical fitness programs, as well as work on children’s health issues. The Walters were instrumental in establishing support for the charitable programs at the Santa Fe Family Life Center over its first decade of operations.
The Honorable David Walters & Rhonda Walters