2016-2017 OK-AHEAD Board

The elected officers of OK-AHEAD are the president, president-elect, secretary, and treasurer. OK-AHEAD also has representatives from two- and four-year colleges, a vocational technical representative, and associate members involved in the activities of the organization. Below are the current board members for 2015-2016. Each name connects with each person's email address if available.

Board meetings are open to membership. Dates and times of those meetings are noted on the main page of the website. Board minutes are also available.

Tabitha Pope from Southern Nazarene University.
Vice President/President-Elect:
Currently vacant. If you are interested in this position, please contact the president.
Morgan Thompson from Mid-America Christian University.
Chimène Long from

Postsecondary Board

The following are representatives from various postsecondary institutions.

The two-year representatives are Tony Kirby from Tulsa Community College and Troby Thompson from OSU-Tulsa.

The four-year representatives are Angela Page from University of Central Oklahoma, Laura Warde from Oklahoma State University, and Cynthia Buckley from Langston University.

Career Tech education is represented by Barbara Rice from Moore-Norman Technology Center and Sharon Baker from Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Our Associate members are Jenifer Randle from Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council, Claudia Otto from Oklahoma State University, and Brenda Dawes from Oklahoma ABLE Tech.

Our student Affiliate member will be appointed by the board.