Senator Jack Stewart was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in Nov. 2022. He proudly represents the citizens of Senate District 18, serving portions of Canadian and Oklahoma Counties.
Stewart grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, before completing his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at Oklahoma State University. He worked 31 years as a civil engineer for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, where he served as maintenance engineer overseeing the personnel, equipment, and materials for all state highway projects for his nine-county division. He then worked with one of the nation’s largest engineering firms, Carter and Burgess, for another five years and also served on the Yukon Traffic Commission. Before being elected to the Senate, Stewart served three terms as a Canadian County Commissioner where he oversaw the design, construction, and maintenance of more than 300 miles of roadway.
Sen. Stewart and his wife, Jan, have been married for more than 45 years and have three daughters, Lisa, Dina, and Maryann, all of whom have pursued careers in education. The family attends Covenant Community Church in Yukon. He has served as the chair of the Canadian County Long-Term Disaster Recovery Committee, president of the Oklahoma Traffic Engineers Association and as a member of the Central Oklahoma Water Resources Authority, the Yukon Veterans Museum board, and as Canadian County’s representative on the Central Oklahoma Work Force Innovation Board, among many other community organizations.