Chancen Flick is excited to be joining the SouthWest Affiliate of the American Heart Association, as the Government Relations Director in Oklahoma City. He comes to the Association with a strong background in legislative politics, volunteer organization, and a passion to improve the health of every Oklahoman.
Chancen previously served as a Legislative and Political Organizer for the Oklahoma Education Association. In that position he was responsible for organizing member volunteers around education policy issues, lobbying state elected officials, and monitoring legislation. Prior to working at OEA, he worked with the Journal Record Legislative Report, providing legislative data to a wide variety of clientele and building valuable experience in the legislative procedures and politics of Oklahoma.
Chancen was born and raised in western Oklahoma on a fifth generation family farm near the town of Hammon. After high school, he moved to Edmond in 2003 to attend the University of Central Oklahoma where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. He and his wife, Mackenzie, still reside there with their beautiful three year old daughter Addison.