Percy Kirk to serve as Chamber chair in 2019
The nominating committee and the board of directors of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber are pleased to announce the 2019 officers and members of the board of directors that were approved in November 2018.
Percy Kirk, Cox Communications, will serve as 2019 Chamber chair. Other officers include Rhonda Hooper, Jordan Advertising, immediate past chair; John Hart, Continental Resources, treasurer; David Rainbolt, BancFirst Corporation, corporate secretary; and Roy H. Williams, CCE, Chamber president and CEO.
Additionally, the following program vice chairs will serve as officers in 2019: W. Kent Shortridge, Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, community initiatives; Natalie Shirley, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, convention and visitor development; Sean Trauschke, OGE Energy Corp., economic development; Teresa Rose Crook, Communities Foundation of Oklahoma, education; David A. Hager, Devon Energy Corporation, Forward Oklahoma City; Bradley W. Krieger, Arvest Bank, government relations; Carl E. Edwards, Price Edwards & Company, innovation and bioscience; Tom J. McDaniel, American Fidelity Foundation, MAPS development; Jenny Love Meyer, Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, marketing and communications; Bill Lance, The Chickasaw Nation, member health care initiative; Steve Hahn, AT&T Oklahoma, membership; and Judy J. Hatfield, CCIM, Equity Commercial Realty II, LLC, military/aerospace. Clayton I. Bennett, Dorchester Capital, and J. Larry Nichols, Devon Energy Corporation, will serve as co-vice chairs of strategic planning.
The following individuals were selected to serve on the board beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, until Dec. 31, 2021: Mikeal M. Clayton, The Boeing Company; Teresa Rose Crook, Communities Foundation of Oklahoma; David A. Hager, Devon Energy Corporation; Judy J. Hatfield, CCIM, Equity Commercial Realty II, LLC; Mark A. Helm, Dolese Bros. Co.; Joe Hodges, SSM Health Oklahoma; Jenny Love Meyer, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.; Xavier Neira, Manhattan Construction Company; Claudia San Pedro, SONIC, America’s Drive-In; Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; W. Kent Shortridge , Oklahoma Natural Gas Company; and Sean Trauschke, OGE Energy Corp.
They will join the following members selected to serve in 2017 and 2018: David Carpenter, American Fidelity Corporation; Bob Funk, Jr., Prodigal; Jim R. Gebhart, FACHE, Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City; Steve Hahn, AT&T Oklahoma; David R. Harlow, BancFirst Corporation; John Hart, Continental Resources; John D. Higginbotham, Bank of Oklahoma; Percy Kirk, Cox Communications; Bradley W. Krieger, Arvest Bank; Michael S. Laird, Crowe & Dunlevy; Bill Lance, The Chickasaw Nation; Michael F. Lauderdale, McAfee & Taft; Bruce Lawrence, INTEGRIS Health; Tom J. McDaniel, American Fidelity Foundation; David J. Morgan, MidFirst Bank; Ronald J. Norick, Norick Investment Company, LLC; Stephen M. Prescott, M.D., Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; Ford C. Price, Price Edwards & Company; Robert J. Ross, Inasmuch Foundation; William P. Schonacher, IBC Bank; Natalie Shirley, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum; Richard Tanenbaum, Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings; Tony J. Tyler, Tyler Media; and G. Rainey Williams, Jr., Marco Capital Group ALP.
The following individuals were selected to serve one-year terms: Mark Beffort, RobinsonPark; Martha A. Burger, Oklahoma City University; Jill Castilla, Citizens Bank of Edmond; Steve Dixon, Tapstone Energy, LLC; Mohammad J. Farzaneh, Home Creations; Mark W. Funke, Simmons Bank; Nathaniel Harding, Antioch Energy; Ronnie K. Irani, RKI Energy Resources, LLC; Todd Lisle, BKD CPAs & Advisors; Harshil Patel, Champion Hotels & Development; Rodney J. Sailor, Enable Midstream Partners; and Taylor Shinn, Baker Hughes, a GE Company.
The past chairmen and life members are Clayton I. Bennett, Dorchester Capital; Richard H. Clements, Clements Food Company - Garden Club; Edward H. Cook; Luke R. Corbett; Peter B. Delaney, Tequesta Capital Partners; William E. Durrett, American Fidelity Assurance Company; Carl E. Edwards, Price Edwards & Company; Robert A. Funk, Express Employment Professionals; Gerald L. Gamble, Gerald L. Gamble Co., Inc.; Fred J. Hall, Hall Capital, LLC; V. Burns Hargis, Oklahoma State University; Dan Hogan, Dan Hogan Properties; Rhonda Hooper, Jordan Advertising; Stanley F. Hupfield, FACHE, INTEGRIS Health; Dave Lopez, DL Dynamics; Edmund O. Martin, Ackerman McQueen, Inc.; Frank A. McPherson; J. Larry Nichols, Devon Energy Corporation; George Nigh; David E. Rainbolt, BancFirst Corporation; Lee Allan Smith, Oklahoma Events, LLC; and David L. Thompson, InvesTrust Wealth Management.
The ex-officio members serving on the 2019 Board include: Michelle Coppedge, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center – FAA; Craig Freeman, City of Oklahoma City; Mayor David Holt, City of Oklahoma City; Sean McDaniel, Ph.D., Oklahoma City Public Schools; and Meg Salyer, Accel Financial Staffing. The 2019 chair of the board of Oklahoma County Commissioners will be requested to serve when announced.