Jay Craig, District Governor 2020-2021
Dr. Jay Craig, District Governor Elect, District 6110, was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and grew up, in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He was very active in Sports, as well as music. He played drums with the likes of Conway Twitty, Chuck Berry, and B.J.
Thomas, and also worked in Las Vegas for years as a musician, singer, and comedian.
Jay had a distinguished career as a U.S. Marine. He was both a Reconnaissance Marine, and an Air Traffic Control Officer. For his action in combat in Vietnam he was awarded The Silver Star Medal, The Bronze Star Medal, The Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and numerous other awards. Upon retiring, as a Major, after twenty years of active service, he was awarded The Distinguished Service Medal.
Jay attended Parker University College of Chiropractic, and became a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1993. He practiced in Tulsa, prior to his retirement there. He was voted Tulsa’s “Best Chiropractic Physician”!
He is a martial artist, a former boxer, and has logged 2,033 freefall parachute jumps.
He is a 32nd Degree Mason, a Shriner, and is Past Master of the Bristow Masonic Lodge.
He is a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Major Donor, a member of the Paul Harris Society, a Sustaining Member, Past President of the Rotary Club of Bristow, and a graduate of the Rotary District Leadership Academy. He has been a Facilitator and Evaluator at Mid America PETS.
Jay was named the 2016, District 6110 Assistant Governor of the Year, and is now serving as the District Governor Elect. He will be serving as the District Governor in 2020-2021.
He is very proud of his Native American heritage, and of being an official Warrior of the Comanche Nation. He performs his Native American Program for clubs all over the country.
His interests, now that he is retired, are Rotary Service, his lovely bride Francine, golf, tennis, OU Football, golf, his horses, his dog, and golf.