Academy Leaders

2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND PARTNERS







EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD  


Chairman of the Board; Fund Development & Marketing Co Chair

Mr. David Stewart

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

Immediate Past Chair; Strategic Thinking Co-Chair; 2018 THCo Chair

The Honorable Dan Boren

President of Corporate Development
Chickasaw Nation
Oklahoma City

Chairman-Elect; Vice Treasurer

Mr. John Budd

Chief Development & Strategy Officer
Sonic Corp
Oklahoma City

Fund Development & Marketing Co-Chair; 2018 Town Hall Co-Chair

Mr. Darryl Schmidt

CEO
BancFirst
Oklahoma City

Membership Vice President

Michael Gordon

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

Vice Chairman; Metro Tulsa Chair

Ms. Rachel Hutchings

Director of Development
Tulsa Community College Foundation

Strategic Thinking Chair

Ms. Sara-Jane Smallwood-Cocke

Public Information Officer Choctaw Nation Norman/Durant

Board Governance Chair

Ms. Susan Winchester

President
The Winchester Group
Chickasha

Investment Chair

Mr. Douglas Branch

President and CEO
Biolytx, Inc
Oklahoma City

Strategic Thinking Vice-Chair

Mr. John Harper

Vice – President External Affairs
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
Tulsa

2018 Town Hall Planning Chair

Mr. Howard Barnett, Jr.

President
OSU – Tulsa

Mr. Phil Albert

President
Pelco Structural, LLC
Claremore/Tulsa

Mr. Roger Blais, Ph.D.

Provost & Vice President
The University of Tulsa

Mr. Mike Cooper

Cooper Strategies, LLC
Consultant AT&T
Tulsa

Ms. Lee Denney

Rural Development State Director
US Department of Agriculture
Cushing

Mr. John Feaver, Ph.D.

President
University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha

Ms. Kay Goebel, Ph.D

Psychologist
Oklahoma City

Ms. Cheryl Hill

President
Hill Manufacturing, Inc.
Broken Arrow

Mr. Mark Kinders

VP of Public Affairs
UCO
Edmond

Ms. Lou Kohlman

Judicial Assistant
Court of Criminal Appeals
Oklahoma City

Ms. Karen Langdon

Attorney
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Tulsa

Ms. Anne Roberts

Director of Legislative Affairs
INTEGRIS Health
Oklahoma City

2019 Town Hall Exploratory Co-Chair

Mr. Dave Rowland

President / CEO
Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance
Tulsa

Awareness & Implementation Task Force Chair

Mr. Richard Wansley, PhD

Consultant – Public Policy
Tulsa

Ms. Alba Weaver

Manager of Economic Development
OG&E
Oklahoma City

BOARD OF DIRECTORS  


Ms. Cinthya Allen

Area Manager External Affairs
AT&T
Oklahoma City

Mr. Daniel Billingsley

VP of External Affairs
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits
Oklahoma City

Mr. Larry Briggs

President & CEO
First National Bank and Trust Co.
Shawnee

Ms. Teresa Burkett

Attorney
Conner & Winters
Tulsa

2019 Town Hall Exploratory Co-Chair

Mr. Brett Campbell, Ph.D.

Senior VP Education & Workforce
Tulsa Regional Chamber

Ms. Stephanie Cameron

Community Affairs Director, AAON
Tulsa

Mr. Joe Dorman

Executive Director
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
Oklahoma City

Ms. Amy Ford

Partner
RedAnt, LLC
Durant

Mr. Brian Gaddy

Director, Center for Business Development
Autry Technology Center
Enid

Mr. Lundy Kiger

Vice President & Dir of Govt Affairs
AES Shady Point
Panama

Research Chair – Town Hall & General

Mr. Craig Knutson

President / CEO
Potts Family Foundation
Oklahoma City

Mr. Barry Koonce

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

Mr. Thomas Lewis, II

Field Rep for Congressman Cole
Lawton

Mr. Josh McClintock

Partner
RedAnt LLC
Edmond

Mr. Adam McCreary for Chuck Hoskin, Jr.

Govt Relations & Econ Dev Specialist
Cherokee Nation Businesses
Catoosa

Secretary and Treasurer

Mr. Scott McLain

Chief Investments Officer
H L Investments LLC
Oklahoma City

Mr. Darrell H. Mercer

Counselor
Tulsa Public Schools
Tulsa

Mr. Chris Meyers

General Manager & CEO
OK Association of Electric Cooperatives
Oklahoma City

Mr. Michael Neal, CCE, CCD

President & CEO
Tulsa Regional Chamber

Ms. Lana Reynolds

President
Seminole State College
Seminole

Mr. Daniel Regan

Executive VP & Director of Leasing
Price Family Properties
Tulsa

Mr. Larry Rice, Ph.D.

President
Rogers State University
Claremore

NW Regional Chair

Mr. Dan Schiedel

Executive Director & CEO
United Way of NW OK – Enid
Enid

Mr. Joe Siano, Ph.D.

VP Public Finance Department
Bank of Oklahoma Financial Securities, Inc.
Norman

Mr. Mark Snead

President & Economist RegionTrack, Inc. Yukon

Ms. Carolyn Stager

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

NE Regional Chair

Mr. Craig Stephenson

City Manager Ponca City

Mr. Dan Sullivan

CEO & Director of Investments Grand River Dam Authority Vinita

Legislators’ Welcome Co-Chair

Mr. Clayton Taylor

President The Taylor Group Oklahoma City

Ms. Valerie Thompson, Ph.D.

President & CEO Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City

Town Hall Panel Leader & Trainer

Ms. Sandy Washmon

Woodward

Metro OKC Area Regional Chair

Mr. Matthew Weaver

Manager & Consultant OKC Foreign Trade Zone Oklahoma City

One Year Board positions for Current Chairs of a Metro Tulsa Young Professionals group and a Metro OKC Young Professionals group

2018 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. Chris Benge

Chief of Staff & Sec Native American Affairs
Oklahoma City

Mr. Don Betz, PhD

President
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

The Honorable David Boren

President
University of Oklahoma
Norman

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

Ms. AJ Griffin – Legislative Advisor

Senator
Oklahoma Senate
Guthrie

Ms. Claudia Griffith – Legislative Advisor

Representative
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Norman

Mr. Steve Hahn

President OK
AT&T
Oklahoma City

Mr. Hans Helmerich

Chairman
Helmerich & Payne
Tulsa

Mr. Cliff Hudson

Chairman & CEO
Sonic Corp
Oklahoma City

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

Mr. Paul Renfrow

Vice President-Public Affairs
OG&E
Oklahoma City

Mr. Stuart Solomon

President & COO
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
Tulsa

Mr. Gary Stanislawski – Legislative Advisor

Senator
Oklahoma Senate
Tulsa

Mr. Mike Turpen

Partner
Riggs Abney Neal Turpen et al
Oklahoma City

Mr. George Young – Legislative Advisor

Representative
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Oklahoma City

2018 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

NDean Emeritus, NSU
Park Hill

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

25th OA Salute Sales Chair

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

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

2018 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 Jim Bridenstine

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Steve Russell

U.S. Representative
United States Congress

The Honorable Mary Fallin

Governor
State of Oklahoma

The Honorable Todd Lamb

Lt. Governor
State of Oklahoma

The Honorable Mike Schultz

President Pro Tempore
Oklahoma Senate

The Honorable John Sparks

Democratic Floor Leader
Oklahoma Senate

The Honorable

U.S. Senator
United States Senate

The Honorable Charles McCall

Speaker
Oklahoma House of Representatives

The Honorable Steve Kouplen

Minority Leader
Oklahoma House of Representatives

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