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2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND PARTNERS






BOARD OF DIRECTORS  


Chairwoman of the Board

Ms. Rachel Hutchings

Director of Development
Tulsa Community College Foundation
Tulsa/Skiatook

Immediate Past Chair

Mr. David Stewart

Chief Administrative Officer & Trustee
Oklahoma Ordnance Works Authority
Mid-America Industrial Park, Pryor

Membership Vice President

Michael Gordon

Community Affairs Manager – Northeast OK
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
Tulsa

Vice Chairwoman

Ms. Sara-Jane Smallwood-Cocke

Public Information Officer
Choctaw Nation
Norman/Durant

Board Governance Chair

Ms. Susan Winchester

President
The Winchester Group
Chickasha

Board Governance Vice Chair

Ms. Valerie Thompson, Ph.D.

President & CEO
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City

Mr. Howard Barnett, Jr.

President
OSU-Tulsa

Mr. Roger Blais, Ph.D.

Tulsa

Investment Chair

Mr. Douglas Branch

President and CEO
Biolytx, Inc
Oklahoma City

Legislators’ Welcome Recept Co-Chair

The Honorable Dan Boren

President of Corporate Development
Chickasaw Nation
Oklahoma City

Mr. John Budd

Secretary of Agency Accountability and Chief Operating Officer
State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City

Mr. John Feaver, Ph.D.

President
University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha

Awareness & Action Co-Chair

Mr. John Harper

Tulsa

Mr. Mark Kinders

VP of Public Affairs
UCO
Edmond

Ms. Karen Langdon

Attorney
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Tulsa

Mr. Adam McCreary

Govt Relations & Econ Dev Specialist
Cherokee Nation Businesses
Catoosa

Ms. Lana Reynolds

President
Seminole State College
Seminole

Ms. Anne Roberts

Director of Legislative Affairs
INTEGRIS Health
Oklahoma City

Development Co-Chair

Mr. Darryl Schmidt

CEO
BancFirst
Oklahoma City

Mr. Joe Siano, Ph.D.

Associate Executive Director
OK State School Boards Association.
Norman/Oklahoma City

Mr. Bobby Stem

CEO
Association of Oklahoma General Contractors
Oklahoma City

Salute Co-Chair

Mr. Dan Sullivan

CEO & Director of Investments
Grand River Dam Authority
Vinita

Mr. Richard Wansley, PhD

Consultant – Public Policy
Advocate Oklahoma, LLC
Tulsa

Ms. Alba Weaver

Manager of Economic Development
OG&E
Oklahoma City

Mr. Daniel Billingsley

VP of External Affairs
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits
Oklahoma City

Secretary / Treasurer

Mr. Larry Briggs

President & CEO
First National Bank and Trust Co.
Shawnee

Ms. Teresa Burkett

Partner
Conner & Winters
Tulsa

Ms. Stephanie Cameron

Community Affairs Director
AAON
Tulsa

Awareness & Action Co-Chair

Ms. Lee Denney

Rural Development State Director
US Department of Agriculture
Cushing

Ms. Amy Ford

Partner
RedAnt, LLC
Durant

Mr. Brian Gaddy

Director, Center for Business Development
Autry Technology Center
Enid

Mr. Stephen Greetham

Chief General Counsel
Chicksaw Nation Division of Commerce
Oklahoma City

Salute Co-Chair

Ms. AJ Griffin

Government Affairs
Paycom, Inc.
Guthrie

Mr. Lundy Kiger

Representative
OK House of Representatives
Poteau

Mr. Mike Cooper

Consultant AT&T,
Cooper Strategies, LLC
Tulsa

Research Chair – Town Hall / General

Mr. Craig Knutson

President / CEO
Potts Family Foundation
Oklahoma City

Ms. Lou Kohlman

Judicial Assistant
Court of Criminal Appeals
Oklahoma City

Mr. Barry Koonce

VP & Chief Govt Affairs Officer
American Fidelity Assurance Co.
Oklahoma City

Ms. Jodi Lewis

Legislative Affairs Director
Oklahoma Municipal League
Oklahoma City

Mr. Thomas Lewis, II

Field Rep for Congressman Cole
Lawton

Mr. Josh McClintock

Partner
RedAnt, LLC
Edmond

Mr. Darrell H. Mercer

Counselor
Tulsa Public Schools
Tulsa

Mr. Chris Meyers

General Manager & CEO
OK Association of Electric Cooperatives
Oklahoma City

Ms. Martie Oyler

Regional Manager
ONE Gas / ONG
Enid

Mr. Michael Neal, CCE, CCD

President & CEO
Tulsa Regional Chamber

Mr. Daniel Regan

Executive VP & Director of Leasing
Price Family Properties
Tulsa

Mr. Larry Rice, Ph.D.

President
Rogers State University
Claremore

Mr. Mark Schell

President
Security State Bank of Oklahoma
Seminole

Mr. Mark Snead

President & Economist
RegionTrack, Inc.
Yukon

Ms. Carolyn Stager

Founder & Co-Owner
Stick it in Stones, Inc.
Oklahoma City

Mr. Craig Stephenson

City Manager
Ponca City

Legislators’ Welcome Co-Chair

Mr. Clayton Taylor

President
The Taylor Group
Oklahoma City

Ms. Sandy Washmon

Community Volunteer
Woodward

Mr. Matthew Weaver

Manager & Consultant
OKC Foreign Trade Zone
Oklahoma City


2019 ADVISORY BOARD  


Mr. Bill Anoatubby

Governor
the Chickasaw Nation
Ada

Mr. Bill John Baker

Principal Chief
Cherokee Nation
Tahlequah

Mr. Gary Batton

Chief
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Durant

Mr. Don Betz, PhD

President
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Ms. Leigh Goodson, Ph.D.

President
Tulsa Community College

Ms. Carol Bush – Legislator Advisor

Representative
Oklahoma House
Tulsa

Mr. Robert Butkin

Professor of Law
The University of Tulsa

Mr. Gerard Clancy, M.D.

President
The University of Tulsa

Mr. J.J. Dossett – Legislative Advisor

Senator Oklahoma Senate
Owasso

Mr. Hans Helmerich

Chairman
Helmerich & Payne
Tulsa

Ms. Claudia San Pedro

President
Sonic Corp.

Mr. Mark Lepak

Legislative Advisor
Representative, Oklahoma House
Claremore

Mr. Glen D. Johnson, JD

Chancellor
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oklahoma City

Ms. Marcie Mack, PhD

State Director
Career and Technology Education
Stillwater

Mr. Tom McKeon, Ph.D.

Tulsa

Ms. Cyndi Munson – Legislative Advisor

Representative
Oklahoma House
Oklahoma City

Ms. Leslie Osborn

Commissioner of Labor
State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City

Mr. Gary Stanislawski – Legislative Advisor

Senator
Oklahoma Senate
Tulsa

Mr. Roger Thompson – Legislative Advisor

Senator
Oklahoma Senate
Okemah

Mr. Mike Turpen

Partner
Riggs Abney Neal Turpen et al
Oklahoma City

Mr. George Young – Legislative Advisor

Senator
Oklahoma Senate
Oklahoma City

2019 HONORARY COUNCIL  


HONORARY COUNCIL

Mr. Ken Fergeson

NBC Oklahoma
Altus

Mr. Joe Bob Drake

Partner
Drake Farms
Davis

Mr. Frederick Drummond

Rancher, Banker
Drummond Ranch
Pawhuska

Mr. George Foster, DO

Dean Emeritus, NSU
Park Hill

Ms. Kay Goebel, PhD

Psychologist
Oklahoma City

Mr. Alexander Holmes, PhD

Regents Professor of Economics, OU
Norman

Mr. Jim Howard

Ponco City

Mr. Michael Lapolla

Tulsa

Mr. Neal McCaleb

Ambassador to Chickasaw Nation Edmond

Mr. Bill McKamey

Tulsa

Mr. Melvin Moran

Managing Partner
Moran Oil Enterprises
Seminole

Mr. Roy Peters, Ed.D.

Tulsa

Mr. H. E. Rainbolt

Chairman
BancFirst Corp.
Oklahoma City

Mr. Ross Swimmer

Tulsa

Mr. James Tolbert, III

Chair & President
First Oklahoma Corporation
Oklahoma City

Mr. Steve Turnbo

Chairman Emeritus
Schnake Turnbo Frank PR
Tulsa

Mr. Larkin Warner, PhD

Regents Professor Emeritus
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma City

FORMER CHAIRMAN COUNCIL

Howard Barnett, Jr., 2009

OSU-Tulsa

The Honorable Dan Boren, 2017

Chickasaw Nation Corporate Develop.

Douglas Branch, 2007

Phillips Murrah, Oklahoma City

John Feaver, Ph.D., 2004

University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma

Ken Fergeson, 1995

NBC Oklahoma, Altus

G. Douglas Fox, 1987 – 1988

Tulsa

Jane Jayroe Gamble, 1997

Oklahoma City

John D. Harper, 2016

AEP PSO, Tulsa

V. Burns Hargis, 1993 & 1994

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Kim Holland, 2003

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Frank Horton, Ph.D., 1988 – 1989

Tucson

James Howard, 1999 & 2000

Ponca City

Ron Howell, 1996

Lake Skiatook Development, Skiatook

Cliff Hudson, 2001 & 2002

Sonic Corp., Oklahoma City

Steve Kreidler, Jan – July, 2013

Denver, Colorado

D. Gregory Main, 2015 (deceased)

Oklahoma City

Neal McCaleb, 2010

Chickasaw Nation, Edmond

Robert McCormick, 1990 – 1991

Stillwater

William McKamey, 2005

Tulsa

Thomas McKeon, 2011

City Year Tulsa

H. E. “Gene” Rainbolt, 1985 – 1986

BancFirst Corp., Oklahoma City

Rodger Randle, 1998

University of Oklahoma, Tulsa

Larry Rice, Ph.D., 2006

Rogers State University, Claremore

Darryl Schmidt, 2013 & 2014

BancFirst Corp., Oklahoma City

David Stewart, 2018

Oklahoma Ordnance Works Authority
MidAmerica Industrial Part, Pryor

James Tolbert, III, 1991 – 1992

First Oklahoma Corporation, Okla. City

Steve Turnbo, 2008

Schnake Turnbo Frank, PR, Tulsa

W. Roger Webb, 1989 – 1990

Edmond

Susan Winchester, 2012

The Winchester Group, Chickasha

2019 EX-OFFICIO BOARD

The Honorable James Inhofe

U.S. Senator
United States Senate

The Honorable James Lankford

U.S. Senator
United States Senate

The Honorable Tom Cole

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Frank Lucas

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Markwayne Mullin

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Kevin Hern

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Kendra Horn

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Kevin Stitt

Governor
State of Oklahoma

The Honorable Matt Pinnell

Lt. Governor
State of Oklahoma

The Honorable Greg Treat

President Pro Tempore
Oklahoma Senate

The Honorable Kay Floyd

Democratic Floor Leader
Oklahoma Senate

The Honorable Charles McCall

Speaker
Oklahoma House of Representatives

The Honorable Emily Virgin

Minority Leader
Oklahoma House of Representatives

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