United Way of Central Oklahoma Announces Changes to Board, Trustees

During its annual meeting last month, the United Way of Central Oklahoma elected new officers of the board and introduced the newest members who will serve on the organization’s board of directors. Officers of the board include:

Carl Edwards, Price Edwards & Company, chairman of the board

Jim Couch, City of Oklahoma City, chairman elect

Chris Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation, secretary

Matt McGuire, Heritage Trust Company, treasurer


New board members elected to serve a three-year term:

Danny Barth, Oklahoma City Thunder

Gary Brooks, Cornerstone Development

Mikeal Clayton, Attorney

Tricia Everest, Attorney

Gary Gould, Continental Resources

Jennifer Grigsby, Ascent Resources

Dave Hager, Devon Energy Corporation

Rick Nagel, Acorn Growth Companies

Jason Sanders, MD, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Greg Smith, Northrop Grumman


New board members elected to serve a one-year term:

Gary L. Brooks, The Brooks Law Firm

Krystal Flury, United Way of Logan County board chairman


Board members re-elected to a three-year term:

Clary Farha, B.D. Eddie Enterprises

Steve Hahn, AT&T Oklahoma

Marsha Ingersoll, Community Volunteer

Carey Joullian, Mustang Fuel Corporation

Jenee Naifeh Lister, Merrill Lynch

Michael Ming, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Meg Salyer, Accel Financial Staffing

Terri White, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services


Approved Ex-Officio non-voting members to serve a one-year term:

Leslie Crissup, Emerging Leaders co-chairman

Donny Greenawalt, Emerging Leaders co-chairman

Stacey Ninness, Agency Directors Association President

Karli Stroh, United Way of Canadian County board chairman


 Advisory Board of Trustees elected to serve a one-year term:

John Armitage, MD, Oklahoma Blood Institute

Dave Carpenter, American Fidelity Assurance Company

Richard Clements, Clements Foods Company

Mike Coats, IBC Bank

Luke Corbett, Corbett Management

Todd Edmonds, HSE Architects

Eric Eissenstat, Continental Resources

Mark Funke, Bank SNB

Jim Gebhart, Mercy Hospital

Susan Hillis, KPMG LLP

Cliff Hudson, Sonic, America’s Drive-In

Michael E. Joseph, McAfee & Taft

Brad Krieger, Arvest Bank

Linda Lambert, LASSO Corp.

Rick Lippert, Lippert Brothers, Inc.

Robert Lorenz, Community Volunteer

Kenneth McKinney, Attorney

Mary Mélon, Foundation for OKC Public Schools

Larry Nichols, Devon Energy Corporation

Polly Nichols, Community Volunteer

David Ortloff, Dillingham Benefits

Lindy Ritz, The Ritz Group, LLC

Pat Rooney, First National Bank of Oklahoma

Tony Shinn, Bank of America

Natalie Shirley, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Chuck Spicer, OU Medical System

Doug Stussi, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Lee Symcox, First Fidelity Bank

Robert Toler, Oklahoma Banking Department

Jean Wallace, Buttery Company, LLP

Chad Wilkerson, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Roy Williams, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

George Young, Oklahoma House of Representatives


About United Way of Central Oklahoma

United Way of Central Oklahoma researches human needs within the communities of central Oklahoma and directs resources to accountable health and human services agencies to meet those needs by improving the health, safety, education and economic well-being of its most vulnerable citizens. For more information about United Way of Central Oklahoma, please visit www.unitedwayokc.org or call (405) 236-8441.