Senior Vice President
Brandon Dutcher is OCPA’s senior vice president. Originally an OCPA board member, he joined the staff in 1995. A Bartlesville native, Dutcher received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oklahoma. He received a master’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in public policy from Regent University.
Dutcher is listed in the Heritage Foundation Guide to Public Policy Experts and is editor of the book Oklahoma Policy Blueprint, which was praised by Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman as “thorough, well-informed, and highly sophisticated.” His award-winning articles have appeared in Investor’s Business Daily, WORLD magazine, Forbes.com, Mises.org, The Oklahoman, the Tulsa World, and 200 newspapers throughout Oklahoma and the United States. Dutcher served on the Oklahoma state advisory committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He is an incorporator and former board president of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Oklahoma’s largest K-12 scholarship-granting organization.
He and his wife, Susie, have six children and live in Edmond.