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Steve Kouplen, State Executive Director

State Executive Director

Steve Kouplen

Steve Kouplen

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State Office Address

100 USDA
Suite 102
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 742-1130
(855) 416-9557

Steve Kouplen was appointed by the Biden Administration to serve as the State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Oklahoma in February 2022.

Kouplen was born and raised on a family farm and ranch in Oklahoma. He is a third-generation rancher who lives on his family’s centennial homestead in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, and has continued the family tradition of raising purebred Hereford cattle.

While running his commercial cattle operation, he served as President of the Okmulgee County Farm Bureau, President of the Oklahoma Farm Bureau, and Chairman of the Oklahoma Beef Council. Kouplen also served as a member of the board of directors for the East Central Electric Cooperative, the Beggs School District, his local FSA County Committee, and the Okmulgee County Rural Water District #6. In 2009, he was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives and served as Minority Leader from 2017 to 2018.

He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in agricultural education.

Kouplen currently resides in Beggs, Oklahoma, with his wife Madonna. He enjoys spending time with his two children, Sean and Shanna, and his five grandchildren.