Committees

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The Autism Foundation of Oklahoma has several active committees looking for more passionate volunteers! We have current openings on our Advocacy & Awareness, Finance, Fundraising, and Programs Committees. To learn more, please contact AFO at (405) 225-1102 or info@autismfoundationok.org.  All committees meet monthly and are conducted over Zoom at this time.

Advocacy & Awareness Committee

Dr. Kim Gaddie, Committee Chair
Professor, University of Oklahoma

Sarah Baker
Owner & SLP, Baker Speech Clinic
SLP Asst. Program Director, Oklahoma City Community College

Dr. Crystal Hernandez
Executive Director, ODMHSAS

Marquita (MJ) Majors
Social Worker, Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Melanie Moore
Program Field Representative, Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Cory Sutton
Seargeant, University of Oklahoma Police Department

Tom Taylor
Public Educator, Mid-Del Public Schools
Co-Chair, Autistic Adults of Oklahoma

Join the Committee!

Finance Committee

Dave Smith, Committee Chair
President, Dapper Digital Creative

Dr. Bonnie McBride
Executive Director, Oklahoma Autism Center

Jonathan Warwick
Personal Insurance Advisor, Thrive Insurance

Jennifer Winfrey
President, Oklahoma Nonprofit Partners

Join the Committee!

Fundraising Committee

David Bloese
Past Board Chair, Autism Foundation of Oklahoma
Former Early Foundations Parent

Belinda Briscoe
Former Early Foundations Parent

Susan Carr
Board Member, Autism Foundation of Oklahoma

Kristin Dixon
Board Member, Autism Foundation of Oklahoma

Christiana Huff
Former Early Foundations Parent

Brittany Johnson
Former Early Foundations Parent

Dianne Mathis
Oklahoma Autism Center

Alissa Wernli
Oklahoma Autism Center

Join the Committee!

Strategic Planning Implementation Committee

Ed Long, Committee Chair
Vice President, MetaFund

Sarah Ashmore
Deputy Director, Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development

Sarah Baker
Owner & SLP, Baker Speech Clinic
SLP Asst. Program Director, Oklahoma City Community College

Nicholas Barton
Executive Director, Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

Matthew DeCicco
Autism Parent Advocate, Lawton, OK

Wanda Felty
Community Leadership & Advocacy Coordinator, LEND Core Faculty OUHSC Center for Learning and Leadership

Tonya Garman
Coordinator, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services

Kay Floyd
Director, Head Start State Collaboration Office (retired)

Stephanie Lippert
Community Services Manager, Oklahoma Child Care Resource and Referral Association

Marquita (MJ) Majors
Social Worker, Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Tracy Meeuwsen
Program Director, Avedis Foundation

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Christi Porter
Executive Director, Western Oklahoma Workforce Development Board

Traylor Rains
Deputy State Medicaid Director, Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Debbie Schramm
President, Saxum

Alex Smith
Creative Director, Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

Amy Stapleton
School Psychology Graduate Student, East Central University

Tom Taylor
Public Educator, Mid-Del Public Schools

Kodey Toney
Executive Director, Pervasive Parenting Center

Lisa Turner
Executive Director, The Arc of Oklahoma

Jake Yunker
Director of Corporate Foundation Relations, OSU Foundation

10-Year Strategic PlanJoin the Committee!