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About Our Foundation

Board of Directors

Dave Smith

Board Chair

President, Dapper Digital Creative

Norman, OK

Erin Baird, PhD


CEO, Healthstar International

Oklahoma City, OK

Ryan Blanton, PhD


Vice President of Operations,
Panhandle State University

Goodwell, OK

Aimee Franklin, PhD


Presidential Professor, IRB Chair Board #1,
University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Sherrie Macko

DEI Officer

Founder/ President, ieConsulting

Oklahoma City, OK

Debbie Schramm

Immediate Past Board Chair

Saxum (Retd.)

Edmond, OK

Rondalyn Abode

Director of Development,
Crossover Community Impact

Tulsa, OK

Debbie Blanke, EdD

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (Retd.)

Stillwater, OK

Ginger Casper, JD

Co-founder, Workflow Commons
Attorney, C. Craig Cole & Associates

Oklahoma City, OK

Kim Gaddie, PhD

Professor, University of Oklahoma
Managing Editor, Social Science Quarterly

Norman, OK

Crystal Hernandez, PsyD, MBA

DEI Officer

Executive Director, Oklahoma Forensic Center
Executive Director, Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health

Vinita, OK

Julia Jernigan-Smith, MPA, MSW

Executive Director,
Oklahoma Behavioral Health Association
Founder, Creative Capitol Strategies

Oklahoma City, OK

Ed Long

Immediate Past Board Chair

Chief Impact Officer, Metafund

Piedmont, OK

Marquita "MJ" Major, MSW

Social Worker,
Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Oklahoma City, OK

Dana Miller

Tribal Government Relations Director,
Oklahoma Health Care Authority

City Council Member, City of Seminole

Seminole, OK

Melanie Moore


Program Field Representative,
Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Moore, OK

Rep. Daniel Pae

State Representative for HD 62,
Oklahoma House of Representatives

Lawton, OK

Dan Sterba

Director of Data Systems and Technology
Birth Through Eight Strategy,
George Kaiser Family Foundation

Tulsa, OK

MSgt (Retd) Cory Sutton

Law Enforcement Educator
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Norman, OK

Tom Taylor

Co-chair, Autistic Adults of Oklahoma
Law Student, Oklahoma City University

Norman, OK

Collin Walke, JD

Owner/Attorney, Select Legal Services

Oklahoma City, OK

Jake Yunker

Vice President of Corporate Relations and Major Gifts
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Oklahoma City, OK


Emily Scott, MSNPA

Executive Director

Emily Hayes, MOT, OTR/L

Early Childhood Coordinator

Chandee Kott

Public Health and Safety Coordinator

Matt DeCicco

Resource Coordinator

DEI and Non-Discrimination Policies

DEI PolicyNon-Discrimination Policy

10-Year Strategic Plan

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