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Executive Committee

  • Howard Barnett, Jr.Chair

  • Adrienne WattImmediate Past Chair

  • Melanie ChristianVice Chair, Public Awareness

  • Amber Howard CorneliusVice Chair, Programs

  • Bianca DeMedeiros Vice Chair, ILC

  • Dr. Kayla HaleVice Chair, Fund Development

  • Rev. Tamara LebakVice Chair, NFJC

  • Josh LintonSecretary/Treasurer

  • Denise ReidVice Chair, Membership

Members-at-Large

  • Jalal Farzaneh
  • Steve Higgins
  • Maggie Hoey
  • Dr. Joyce McClellan
  • Dr. Terrie Shipley

Board of Directors

Zaheer Arastu John Howk Dr. Terrie Shipley
Howard Barnett, Jr. Jahaziel Hiriart Terry Spencer
Dr. Thamara Barthelus Kim Johnson Kip Teygong
Liz Brolick Rabbi Dan Kaiman Brooke Townsend
David Charney Dr. Jason Kirksey Brady Walker
Randee Charney Rev. Tamara Lebak Adrienne Watt Nesser
Melanie Christian Josh Linton Rev. David Wiggs
Ace Cuervo Myra Long Mackenzie Wilfong, Esq.
Bianca Demedeiros Bill Major Jill Young
Houda Elyazgi Steve Malcolm
Jalal Farzaneh Dr. Joyce McClellan
John Gadja Deana McCloud
Carrie Gardenhire Ryan McDaniels
Rob Gardenhire Pierce Norton, II
Chuck Garrett William O'Connor
Dr. Deborah Gist Dr. Katie Packell
Dr. Kayla Hale Michael Rainbolt
Dr. Kirt Hartzler Denise Reid
Ted Haynes Karma Robinson
Ross Heyman Linda Sacks
Steve Higgins M. Susan Savage
Dr. Jacqueline Higgs Caldwell Dr. John Schumann
Maggie Hoey Muhammet Ali Sezer
Amber Howard Cornelius Greg Shaw

Honorary Directors

  • Mayor G.T. Bynum
  • Mayor David Holt

Leadership Tulsa Board Intern

  • Anahi Espito-Hill

Student Representative

  • Parrish Pipestem

Past Board Chairs: Directors for Life

  • Sharon J. Bell
  • Dr. Mouzon Biggs, Jr.
  • Ginny Creveling
  • Shane Fernandez
  • Russ Florence
  • John A. Gaberino, Jr.
  • Jim Langdon
  • William W. O'Connor
  • Sanjay Meshri
  • Rabbi Charles P. Sherman
  • Steve Turnbo

Emeritus Directors

  • Dr. Mujeeb R. Cheema
  • Nancy Day
  • Robert J. LaFortune
  • Nancy McDonald

OCCJ Staff

  • Moises EcheverriaPresident and CEO

  • Eileen SchaumleffleFund Development Director

  • Sandi CoxDirector of Communications
    •For all media inquiries, please contact Sandi Cox at scox@occjok.org.