Captain Erik Smoot joined the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission in January of 2009. Prior to joining the Oklahoma ABLE Commission he was a Sergeant with the Bixby Police Department. Captain Smoot currently heads the Education and Training Division, which also oversees the compliance efforts that relate to reducing underage drinking, the over service of alcoholic beverages and the FDA enforcement of tobacco laws program. Captain Smoot serves as the Chair for the Oklahoma Buckledown Awards, he is the agency liaison for Emergency Management, he is a member of the Oklahoma ENDUI Advisory Committee and is the NCSLA Southern Region Chair.