Mickey was hired in November 1999 and was over operations and management and self-governance.
He and his wife, May Sue, have resided in Tishomingo for over thirty years. They have one son and one granddaughter.
He received his Bacholor of Arts Degree from East Central State University, in Ada, Oklahoma in 1972 and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Oklahoma University in 1982. He began his professional career working with the Youth services and Juvenile Court System, and later taught social work courses at the college level and practiced in the private sector as a clinical social worker.