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Council appoints MAPS 3 convention committee



The Oklahoma City Council approved membership for a MAPS 3 subcommittee to help determine the location of the new convention center. By unanimous vote, the council set forth a committee of nine people ranging from a former mayor to a hotel manager.

The members named to the committee are:
" Tom McDaniel,
" Kirk Humphreys,
" Susan Hooper,
" Larry Nichols,
" Avis Scaramucci,
" Russell Perry,
" Roy Williams,
" Mike Carrier and
" John D. Williams.

McDaniel, former president of Oklahoma City University, is also chairman of the MAPS 3 Advisory Board. Humphries served as mayor from 1998 to 2003. Nichols is executive chairman of Devon Energy and Roy Williams is executive director of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.

Scaramucci is chairwoman of the Bricktown Association, and Carrier is president of the Convention & Visitors Bureau. John Williams is general manager of Skirvin Hotel, while Hooper does consulting work. Perry is publisher of The Black Chronicle and president of Perry Publishing and Broadcasting.

McDaniel will serve as chair of the subcommittee with Hooper as vice chair.


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