Committees

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The Autism Foundation of Oklahoma has several active volunteer committees that are committed to serving Oklahoma’s autism community. If you are interested in volunteering, email us at info@autismfoundationok.org.

Advocacy & Awareness Committee

Dr. Kim Gaddie, PhD, Co-Chair
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Melanie Moore, Co-Chair
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Moore, OK

Sarah Baker
Oklahoma City Community College
Tuttle, OK

Matthew DeCicco
Parent Advocate
Lawton, OK

Stephanie Emperley
Oklahoma Autism Center
Oklahoma City, OK

Wanda Felty
Center for Learning and Leadership/UCEDD
Norman, OK

Anthony Garringer
Ardmore Grace Day Center
Ardmore, OK

Dr. Crystal Hernandez, PsyD, MBA
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse
Vinita, OK

Marquita “MJ” Major
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Jones, OK

Michi Medley
Parent Advocate
Oklahoma City, OK

Dana Miller
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Oklahoma City, OK

Rep. Daniel Pae
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Lawton, OK

Sgt. Cory Sutton
University of Oklahoma Police Department
Norman, OK

Tom Taylor
Autistic Adults of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Kodey Toney
Pervasive Parenting Center
Poteau, OK

Jake Yunker
Oklahoma State University Foundation
Oklahoma City, OK

Finance Committee

Dave Smith, Treasurer
Dapper Digital Creative
Norman, OK

Rondalyn Abode
Crossover Community Impact
Tulsa, OK

Eric Bowien
BancFirst
Choctaw, OK

Monika Turek, CPA, JD
Hogan Taylor, LLP
Broken Arrow, OK

Mark Wheatley
Autistic Adults of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Fundraising Committee

Kristin Dixon
BancFirst
Edmond, OK

Margaret Bergant
Oklahoma Autism Center
Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Debbie Blanke
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Midwest City, OK

David Bloese
Thunder River Production, LLC
Edmond, OK

Brittany Johnson
SuReel Media
Oklahoma City, OK

Alissa Wernli
Oklahoma Autism Center
Oklahoma City, OK

Program Committee

Ed Long, Chair
MetaFund
Piedmont, OK

Sarah Baker
Baker Speech Clinic
Oklahoma City Community College
Tuttle, OK

Nicholas Barton
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board
Oklahoma City, OK

Paula Brown
Head Start Collaboration Office
Stillwater, OK

Ginger Casper
Workflow
Oklahoma City, OK

Matthew DeCicco
Autism Parent
Lawton, OK

Lisa Dillon
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

Tonya Garman
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
Oklahoma City, OK

Nina Gonzales
Tony Reyes Child Development Center (retired)
Del City, OK

Dr. Crystal Hernandez, PsyD, MBA
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse
Vinita, OK

Stephanie Lippert
Oklahoma Child Care Resource and Referral Association
Oklahoma City, OK

Marquita “MJ” Major
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Oklahoma City, OK

Debbie McClellan
Sprouts Child Development
Broken Arrow, OK

Tracy Meeuwsen
Avedis Foundation
Shawnee, OK

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Liz Moore
JD McCarty Center
Moore, OK

Christi Porter
Western Oklahoma Workforce Development Board
Woodward, OK

Traylor Rains
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Oklahoma City, OK

Debbie Schramm
Saxum
Edmond, OK

Amara Schook
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

Alex Smith
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board
Oklahoma City, OK

Amy Stapleton
East Central University
Ada, OK

Dan Sterba
George Kaiser Family Foundation
Tulsa, OK

Tom Taylor
Autistic Adults of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Kodey Toney
Pervasive Parenting Center
Poteau, OK

Lisa Turner
The Arc of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK

Mark Wheatley
Autistic Adults of Oklahoma
Norman, OK