Born and raised in Tulsa, John Tidwell is a second generation Oklahoman. Both sets of grandparents came to Tulsa with the oil and industrial boom of the thirties and forties. He grew up always having a love and interest in Oklahoma, her people and her politics.
John Tidwell has been involved in Oklahoma policy making and public affairs at all levels for nearly two decades; most recently served twelve years as the Communications Director and campaign manager for First District Congressman John Sullivan. He has served in leadership and advisory positions at the county and state Republican Party for about ten years. Politics has always been a passion of his and has he has been very lucky to work with some of the best and brightest in the field over the years. John Tidwell hopes to bring the benefits of those experiences and friendships to build on AFP’s success in Oklahoma.