The state’s longtime honorary consul for Germany, Charles Wiggins, has stepped down after more than 20 years of service. At a ceremony inside the Oklahoma State Capitol’s Blue Room, German Consul General for Houston, Ricarda Redeker accepted Wiggins’ resignation and thanked him for his work in bringing Oklahoma-German ties closer over the past two decades.
Wiggins initially took his position up in June 1995. Consul General Redeker presented Wiggins with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his longtime commitment to Germany.
Filling Wiggins’ position will be well known Oklahoma City attorney, Jeremy Tubb.
Tubb is the current mayor of Lake Aluma, a small municipality in Oklahoma City, and since 2012 has been with Fuller, Tubb, Bickford & Krahl, PLLC. He is fluent in German and in the past has taught English in Poland.