Academy Leaders

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND PARTNERS







EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD  


Chairman of the Board

The Honorable Dan Boren

President of Corporate Development
Chickasaw Nation
Oklahoma City

Chairman-Elect;

Salute Chair

Mr. David Stewart

Executive Director & Trustee
Mid-America Trust Authority
Pryor

Immediate Past Chair; Strategic

Thinking Co-Chair

Mr. John Harper

Vice – President External Affairs
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
Tulsa

Fund Development Chair

Mr. Darryl Schmidt

CEO
BancFirst
Oklahoma City

Mr. Howard Barnett, Jr.

President
OSU – Tulsa

Mr. Roger Blais, Ph.D.

Provost & Vice President
The University of Tulsa

Investment Chair

Mr. Douglas Branch

President and CEO
Biolytx
Oklahoma City

Mr. Mickey Hepner, Ph.D.

Professor
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Vice Treasurer

Mr. John Budd

Chief Dev & Strategy Officer
Sonic Corp
Oklahoma Citu

Mr. Mike Cooper

Cooper Strategies, LLC
Consultant AT&T
Tulsa

Ms. Lee Denney

Instructor
Veterinary Technology Agricultural
Resource Center
OSU-OKC
Cushing

Mr. John Feaver, Ph.D.

President
University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha

Ms. Kay Goebel, Ph.D.

Psychologist
Oklahoma City

Membership Vice President

Michael Gordon

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

Ms. Cheryl Hill

President
Hill Manufacturing, Inc.
Broken Arrow

Metro Tulsa Area Regional Chair

Ms. Rachel Hutchings

Director of Development
Tulsa Community College Foundation

Ms. Lou Kohlman

Judicial Assistant
Court of Criminal Appeals
Oklahoma City

Ms. Karen Langdon

Attorney
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Tulsa

Secretary and Treasurer

Mr. Scott McLain

Chief Investments Officer
H L Investments LLC
Oklahoma City

Ms. Anne Roberts

Director of Legislative Affairs
INTEGRIS Health
Oklahoma City

Mr. Dave Rowland

President / CEO
Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance
Tulsa

Metro OKC Area Regional Co Chair

Ms. Carolyn Stager

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

Mr. Richard Wansley, PhD

Policy Advisor
Oklahoma Mental Health Association
Tulsa

Ms. Alba Weaver

Manager of Economic Development
OG&E
Oklahoma City

Board Development Chair

Ms. Susan Winchester

President
The Winchester Group
Chickasha

BOARD MEMBERS  


Mr. Phil Albert

Chairman & CEO
Pelco Structural, LLC
Claremore/Tulsa

Mr. Larry Briggs

President & CEO
First National Bank and Trust Co.
Shawnee

Ms. Teresa Burkett

Attorney
Conner & Winters
Tulsa

Mr. Brett Campbell, Ph.D.

Senior VP Education & Workforce
Tulsa Reginal Chamber

Ms. Stephanie Cameron

Community Affairs Director
Air Power Systems Co., Inc.
Tulsa

Mr. Joe Dorman

Executive Director
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
Oklahoma City

Town Hall Panel Leader & Trainer

Ms. Anita Poole Endsley, JD, LLM

Rose State College
Midwest City

Ms. Amy Ford

Partner
RedAnt, LLC
Durant

NW Regional Co Chair

Mr. Brian Gaddy

Director, Center for Business Development
Autry Technology Center
Enid

Ms. Anne Holzberlein

VP Development & ED of UCO Foundation
The University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Mr. Lundy Kiger

Vice President & Dir of Govt Affairs
AES Shady Point
Panama

Metro OKC Area Regional Co Chair

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. 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. Susan Paddack

Executive Director
Oka’ Institute
East Central University
Ada

Ms. Lana Reynolds

President
Seminole State College
Seminole

Mr. Larry Rice, Ph.D.

President
Rogers State University
Claremore

Legislators’ Welcome Co-Chair

Mr. Dan Schiedel

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

Mr. Mark Snead

President & Economist
RegionTrack, Inc.
Yukon

SW Region Chair

Mr. Clark Southard

CEO/President
CATERO, Inc.
Chickasha

NE Regional Chair

Mr. Craig Stephenson
City Manager
Ponca City

Legislators’ Welcome Co-Chair

Mr. Clayton Taylor

President
The Taylor Group
Oklahoma City

Mr. Chuck Thompson

President & CEO
Republic Bank & Trust
Norman

Mr. Chris Tytanic

General Counsel
M3 Technology Solutions, LLC
Norman

SE Regional Chair

Mr. Jeff Warmuth

Chief Operating Officer
InFocus, LLC
McAlester

NW Region Chair

Ms. Sandy Washmon

Woodward

Mr. Matthew Weaver

Manager & Consultant
OKC Foreign Trade Zone
Oklahoma City

Mr. Chuck Hoskin, Jr.

Secretary of State
Cherokee Nation
Tahlequah

Strategic Thinking Co-Chair

Ms. Sara-Jane Smallwood-Cocke

Public Information Officer
Choctaw Nation
Norman

ADVISORY COUNCIL TO THE 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. Lauren Brookey

Vice President, External Affairs
Tulsa Community College

Mr. Robert Butkin

Professor of Law
The University of Tulsa

Mr. Gerard Clancy, M.D.

President
The University of Tulsa

Mr. Terry Cline, Ph.D.

Secretary of Health & Human Services
Oklahoma City

Mr. Steve Hahn

President OK
AT&T
Oklahoma City

Mr. Hans Helmerich

Chairman
Helmerich & Payne
Tulsa

Mr. David Holt – Legislative Advisor

Senator
Oklahoma Senate
Oklahoma City

Mr. Cliff Hudson

Chairman & CEO
Sonic Corp
Oklahoma City

Mr. Glen D. Johnson, JD

Chancellor
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher
Education
Oklahoma City

Mr. Dave Lopez

Secretary of State
State of Oklahoma

Ms. Marcie Mack, PhD

State Director
Career and Technology Education
Stillwater

Mr. Paul Renfrow

Vice President-Public Affairs
OG&E
Oklahoma City

Mr. Joe Siano

BOK Financial
Norman

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

Mr. Scott Martin

President/CEO
Norman Chamber of Commerce
Norman

Mr. Tom McKeon, Ph.D.

Tulsa


Legislative Advisory

Legislators' Welcome Reception Co-Chair

Ms. Lee Denney

 

Mr. Clark Jolley

Mr. Scott Martin

 

Ms. Susan Paddack

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