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United Way of Central Oklahoma Board of Directors

The 2016 Board of Directors is a diverse group of local business leaders and community leaders who support us and provide guidance for meeting the needs within our community!

Each is committed to giving their time and expertise as volunteers and they donate generously to support our work. All United Way of Central Oklahoma Board Members are unpaid volunteers. 

Download a list of Board of Directors and Trustees

 

2016 Officers of the Board

Chairman of the Board
NICHOLS, J. LARRY
Executive Chairman
Devon Energy Corporation

Chairman Elect
EDWARDS, CARL
Founding Partner
Price Edwards and Company

Secretary/Treasurer
WHARTON, SHANE
Executive Vice President - Accounting & Administration
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
McGUIRE, MATT
President
Heritage Institutional

 

2016 Committee Chairs

Administration Committee Chair
HARLOW, DAVID
President
BancFirst

Audit Committee Chair
WOOD, MARK
Managing Partner/Oklahoma Tax Market Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Campaign Co-Chair
RICHELS, CHARLOTTE
Community Volunteer

Campaign Co-Chair
RICHELS, JOHN
Vice Chairman
Devon Energy Corporation

Community Investment Chair
ROGERS, KRIS
Director of Tax
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

Ethics Committee Chair
YOUNG SR., GEORGE E.
Representative, District 99
Oklahoma State House of Representatives

Human Resources Chair
O'CONNOR, CATHY
President
The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, Inc.

Labor Chair
CURRY, JIM
President
Oklahoma State AFL-CIO

Legal Counsel
OTTAWAY, CYNDA C.
Director
Crowe & Dunlevy

Marketing Chair
FARRELL, HILLARY
President/Managing Director
Ackerman McQueen/Videodigm

Nominating Chair
MARTIN, ED
Chairman
Ackerman McQueen

Research & Community Initiatives Chair
CLEMENTS, ROBERT
Executive Vice President
Clements Foods Company

Special Events Chair
REEN, CHRIS
President and Publisher
The Oklahoman Media Company

 

2016 Board of Directors

ANOATUBBY, CHRIS
Chief Medical Solutions Officer/President
Chickasaw Nation/Sovereign Medical Solutions

AUBREY, ANGIE
Senior Trust Associate - Institutional Wealth
Bank of Oklahoma

BEAVERS, MATT
Land Supervisor
Devon Energy Corporation

BELT PhD, JOY REED
President
Joy Reed Belt & Associates/Joy Reed Belt Search Consultants

BERRY, M.T.
Assistant City Manager
City of Oklahoma City

BETZ, DON
President
University of Central Oklahoma

BINKOWSKI, BEV
Division Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

BOTT, RICK
Managing Partner
Global Energy Advisors LLC

CARPENTER, DAVID
Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer 
American Fidelity Assurance Company

CLEMENTS, ROBERT
Executive Vice President
Clements Foods Company

COPPEDGE, MICHELLE
Director
Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

CURRY, JIM
President
Oklahoma State AFL-CIO

DAVIES Ph.D., MARK 
Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics / Director, World House Institute for Social & Ecological Responsibility
Petree College of Arts and Sciences
Oklahoma City University

DOTY, TIM
Assistant General Counsel of Operations
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

EDDY, STEVE
City Manager
City of Moore

EDMONDS AIA, TODD
Principal
HSE Architects

EDWARDS, CARL 
Founding Partner
Price Edwards and Company

EISSENSTAT, ERIC
Sr. Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Secretary
Continental Resources, Inc.

EZELL, BRAD
Senior Vice President
Benham Design, LLC

FARHA, CLAY
President
B.D. Eddie Enterprises

FARRELL, HILLARY 
President/Managing Director
Ackerman McQueen/Videodigm

FARZANEH, MOHAMMAD
Owner/President of Construction
Home Creations, Inc.

GEBHART, JIM
President
Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City

GOLSEN, JACK
Executive Chairman
LSB Industries

HAHN, STEVE
President
AT&T Oklahoma

HALL, KIRKLAND
Vice Chairman
The Fred Jones Companies

HARLOW, DAVID
President
BancFirst

HATFIELD, JUDY
Founding Principal
Equity Commerical Realty, LLC

HIGGINBOTHAM, JOHN
Market CEO - Oklahoma City
Bank of Oklahoma 

INGERSOLL, MARSHA 
Assistant Director Public Information & Marketing
City of Oklahoma City

JAGGI, DENNIS 
Senior Partner
EnCap Flatrock Midstream

JOSEPH, MICHAEL E.
Director
McAfee & Taft

JOULLIAN, E. CAREY
Chairman, President & CEO
Mustang Fuel Corporation

KRIEGER, BRADLEY
Chairman, Greater Oklahoma City
Arvest Bank

LAWLER, DOUG
President & CEO
Chesapeake Energy Corporation

LAWRENCE, C. BRUCE 
President & CEO
INTEGRIS Health

LEGER JR., JEAN C.
Vice President, Utility Operations
Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company

LIPPERT JR., D. E. "RICK"
President
Lippert Brothers, Inc.

LISTER, JENEE NAIFEH
Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch/Bank of America

LITCHFIELD, LINDA 
Community Volunteer

LOVE, JUDY
Co-Founder/Secretary
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

MARTIN, EDMUND
Chairman
Ackerman McQueen

MASON, STEVE 
President
Blue Bird Consulting, LLC

MCGUIRE, MATT
President
Heritage Institutional

MCKINNEY, KENNETH N.
Attorney
Tomlinson, Rust, McKinstry & Grable, P.C.

MILBOURN, WES
President & General Manager
KFOR-TV Channel 4 and KAUT Channel 43

MING, MICHAEL
General Manager
GE Global Research Oil & Gas Technology Center

MONNING, TANYA
Chief Financial Officer
Boeing Company

NICHOLS, J. LARRY
Executive Chairman
Devon Energy Corporation

O'CONNOR, CATHY
President
The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, Inc.

O'CONNOR, TIM
President
Central Oklahoma AFL-CIO Labor Council

OTTAWAY, CYNDA C.
Director
Crowe & Dunlevy

PAGE, DAVID
Managing Director, Commercial Bank
JPMorgan Chase

PECK, KRISTIN
Vice President Government and Public Affairs
Cox Communications

REEN, CHRIS
President and Publisher
The Oklahoman Media Company

RICHELS, CHARLOTTE 
Community Volunteer

RICHELS, JOHN
Vice Chairman
Devon Energy Corporation

RITZ, LINDY
Community Volunteer

ROGERS, KRIS
Director of Tax
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

ROPER, RANDY
First Executive Vice President
MidFirst Bank

ROTH, JIM
Director
Phillips Murrah P.C.

SACHS, KELLY
President - Oklahoma City Market
Commerce Bank

SALYER, MEG
President & CEO
Accel Financial Services

SAMARRIPAS, NICK
Vice President - Commercial Lending
Arvest Bank

SCHROEDER, DAVID
Community Volunteer

SHIRLEY, NATALIE
President, OSU-OKC / Secretary of Education and Workplace Development, Office of Gov. Fallin

SHORTRIDGE, KENT
Vice President of Operations
Oklahoma Natural Gas

SNEED, PERRY
Sheet Metal Workers International Assocation
Local 124

SPICER, CHUCK
Chief Executive Officer
OU Medical Center

STICE, MIKE
Dean, Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy
The University of Oklahoma

STUSSI, DOUG
Executive Vice President & CFO
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

SYMCOX, LEE
President & Chief Executive Officer
First Fidelity Bank

THOMPSON, DAVID
President & CEO
InvesTrust and Asset Services Company

TRAUSCHKE, SEAN
Chairman, President & CEO
OGE Energy Corp.

TURPEN, MIKE
Partner
Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

WALLACE, JEAN
General Partner
Buttery Company, LLP

WHARTON, SHANE
Executive Vice President - Accounting & Administration
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

WHITE, TERRI
Commissioner
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

WILLIAMS, JOHN D. 
General Manager
Renaissance Waterford Hotel

WOOD, MARK
Managing Partner/Oklahoma Tax Market Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

YOUNG SR., GEORGE E.
Representative, District 99
Oklahoma State House of Representatives

 

Ex-Officio Members of the Board of Directors

ADA President
CARMICHAEL, LOU
Chief Executive Officer
Variety Care

Canadian County Board Chair
SHELTON, PAM
Executive Director
Stockyards City Main Street

Logan County Board Chair
FLURY, KRISTAL
Human Relations Coordinator
Environmental Management 


Trustees

ARMITAGE MD, JOHN
President/CEO
Oklahoma Blood Institute

CLEMENTS, DICK
Chairman of the Board
Clements Foods Company

COATS, MIKE
Commercial Banking Officer
IBC Bank

CORBETT, LUKE
President
Corbett Management

COUCH, JIM
City Manager
City of Oklahoma City

DELANEY, PETE
Community Volunteer

FUNKE, MARK
President and CEO
Bank SNB

HILLIS, SUSAN
Partner
KPMG, LLP

HUDSON, CLIFF
Chairman/CEO
Sonic, America’s Drive-In

JENKINS, LEANN
Executive Director
Oklahoma Federal Executive Board

LAMBERT, LINDA
President
LASSO Corporation

LORENZ, ROBERT
Community Volunteer

MÉLON, MARY
President & CEO
The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools

NICHOLS, POLLY
Community Volunteer

ORTLOFF, DAVE
Benefits Strategist
Dillingham Benefits

ROONEY, PAT
Chairman and CEO
First National Bank Oklahoma

SECHRIST Ph.D., PAUL
Community Volunteer

SHINN, TONY
Oklahoma City Market President
Bank of America

TOLER, ROBERT
Assistant Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City-OK Branch

WILKERSON, CHAD
Vice President and Branch Executive
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City-OK Branch

WILLIAMS, RON
Local 2021 Retiree - Lucent
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

WILLIAMS, ROY
President & CEO
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber