Dave McCurdy represented Oklahoma's 4th district in the House from 1981 to 1995. In his time in the House, he served as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee from 1991 to 1993. He was also the chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council from 1993 to 1995. Prior to being elected to the House, McCurdy served as the Assistant Attorney General of Oklahoma. He currently serves as President and CEO of the American Gas Association.