Atoka legislator named GOP ’emerging leader’

A freshman GOP legislator from Atoka has been named an “emerging leader” by the Republican GOPAC.

Rep. Charles McCall will be one of 2[1] young stars at the group’s annual Emerging Leaders Summit in New York City next week.

“The event is the cornerstone of GOPAC’s Emerging Leader program, which provides outstanding state legislators with the skills to govern more effectively and the tools to run for higher office in the future,” according to a press release from the group “The program ensures the Republican Party has a healthy roster of prepared and tested leaders who are well equipped to lead their states or run for federal office.”

The summit’s curriculum features interactive seminars and leadership training which prepare GOPAC’s 21 Emerging Leaders for the many obstacles faced by state legislators. …

McCall is the President and CEO of AmeriState Bank and served as mayor of Atoka for seven years. He is a fourth generation banker and continues his family business after working his way up in the company.