Dawn Cash, who served as the first assistant to former Attorney General Mike Hunter from 2017 to 2021, became acting attorney general of Oklahoma on June 8, following Hunter’s abrupt resignation at the end of May. Cash will remain in the role until a replacement is named or until the end of Hunter’s term in January 2023.

Prior to joining the office of the attorney general, Cash served as director of the tax policy division and senior deputy general counsel at the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Cash received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and her law degree from the University of Tulsa.