Rep. James Lankford was first elected to the United States Congress on November 2nd, 2010. Before being elected, James directed the Falls Creek Youth Camp from 1996 to 2009. Falls Creek is the largest Christian camp in the nation with more than 51,000 guests every summer. While James directed Falls Creek, the camp experienced the greatest growth in its nearly 100 year history. In this capacity, James earned real-world leadership and business experience. James has also coordinated mission and community service projects in Belize, Malawi, England, Wales, and Germany as well as many areas of Oklahoma.
He serves on the Budget, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Oversight & Government Reform Committees, where he is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform.
James has been married to his wife Cindy for 19 years. Together, they have two daughters: Hannah (14) and Jordan (11). James enjoys spending time with his family, sport shooting, and reading.