Board & Staff

Executive Committee

  • Russ Florence, Chair

  • Shane Fernandez, Chair-Elect

  • Howard G. Barnett, Jr., Vice Chair, Fund Development

  • Sherri Goodall, Vice Chair, Membership

  • Judge Linda Morrisey, Vice Chair, Programs

  • Steve Higgins, Vice Chair, Public Awareness

  • Susan Savage, Vice Chair, Public Policy

  • Risha Grant, Vice Chair, NFJC

  • Amber Howard-Cornelius, Secretary/Treasurer

Members at Large

  • Matthew Horten
  • Steve Malcolm
  • Sanjay Meshri
  • William W. O'Connor*
  • Gary Peluso-Verdend
  • Sheryl Siddiqui
  • Adrienne Watt
  • Clark A. Wiens

Board of Directors

Kayla Acebo
Kevin Gore
Linda Morrissey
Dr. Keith Ballard
Sherri Goodall
Dennis Neill
Howard G. Barnett, Jr.
Leigh Goodson
Pierce Norton
Mayor Dewey Bartlett
Risha Grant
William W. O'Connor
Ms. Sharon J. Bell
Tim Harris
Gary Peluso-Verdend
Mouzon Biggs, Jr.
Kirt Hartzler
Susan Savage
Mr. Richard Boone
Ted Haynes
Robert Schaefer
Rev. Andrea Clark-Chambers
Steve Higgins
John Schumann
Mr. David Charney
Matthew Horten
Greg Shaw
Gerard Clancy, M.D.
Chuck Hoskin, Jr.
Rabbi Emeritus Charles P. Sherman
Lisa Zaidle Clark
Oliver S. Howard
Sheryl Siddiqui
Amber Howard Cornelius
John K. Howk
Kent J. Smith, Jr.
Ginny Creveling
Jerry L. Hudson
Terry Spencer
Ace Cuervo
Jim Langdon
Steve Swetoha
Barry M. Davis
Tamara Lebak
Sgt. Shane Tuell
Duminda DeSilva
Warren Linn
Steve Turnbo
Yusuf G. Dundar
Marcia MacLeod
Steadman Upham
Linda Edmondson
Bill Major
Adrienne Watt
Shane H. Fernandez
Steve Malcolm
Clark Wiens
Rabbi Marc Boone Fitzerman
Rebecca Marks-Jimerson
David Wiggs
Russ Florence
Robert E. Martin

Robert Franden
Nancy McDonald

John A. Gaberino, Jr.
Joan McVicker

Sr. Barbara Austin, OSB
Sanjay Meshri


Kristin Messerli


Allison Moore

Honorary Director

  • Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett

Emeritus Directors

  • Dr. Mujeeb R. Cheema
  • The Rev. Dr. Clarence W. Knippa
  • Robert J. LaFortune
  • The Rev. Dr. G. Calvin McCutchen, Sr.

NLR Representative

  • Mandy Winton

Youth Representative

OCCJ Staff

  • Jayme Cox, President & CEO

  • Emily Dukes, Fund Development Director

  • Moises Echeverria, Program Coordinator

  • Sarah Rana, Program Coordinator

  • John Rudolph, Office Manager

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