Ray A. Owens, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church (Board Chairman)
Women’s Self-Defense Instructor, E.L.I.T.E. Self Defense LLC, former Early Childhood Educator
Eleanor Payne, Ed.D.
Retired, former Associate Dean of Business & Technology, Tulsa Community College
Journalist and former Emmy-nominated News Director, KTUL-TV (ABC Tulsa)
Retired, former Division Executive at State Farm Insurance Company
Retired, former Principal, Booker T. Washington High School, 40 years experience in Education
Founding Program Director, LEAD North, a leadership development program
Retired, Community Volunteer
President/Chief Economist, America First – Competitive Market Economic Advocacy
Vice President, Corporate Banking,
BOK Financial Corporation, Tulsa Ballet Board Member
Alicia Odewale, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Tulsa
Vice President, University of Oklahoma, former Oklahoma State Senator and State Representative