Governance

The two-tier governance structure of the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association was adopted by the Board of Directors on October 1, 2005, to be effective April 28, 2006.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors will have the principal fiduciary and oversight responsibility for the Association. The Board, as a body and not the individual members, shall have such power and authority necessary to perform its responsibilities including, but not limited to, (i) establishing policies and goals to accomplish the mission and purpose of the Association as set forth in the Constitution and as recommended by the Leadership Council; (ii) monitoring the strategic planning process; (iii) monitoring the financial affairs of the Association; (iv) enhancing the Association's public standing; (v) ensuring legal and ethical integrity; (vi) maintaining accountability to the Leadership Council; (vii) ensuring an external financial audit of the Association is performed annually; (viii) reporting to the Leadership Council at its annual meetings; and (ix) employing the President and CEO of the Association.

Below is a list of the current OSU Alumni Association Board of Directors, including their graduation year and membership status (LM=Lifetime Member, AM=Annual Member).
Phil Kennedy, '95, LM
Chair
Kent Gardner, '01, LM
Vice Chair
Jennifer Grigsby, '91, LM
Immediate Past Chair
Treca Baetz, '89, LM
Chris Batchelder, '90, LM*
James Boggs, '96, LM
Gregg Bradshaw, '81, LM
Larry Briggs, '68, LM
V. Burns Hargis, '67, LM*
Kirk Jewell, '73, LM*
Angela Kouplen, ’96 LM
Tony LoPresto, '01, '12, LM
Mel Martin, '84, LM
Travis Moss, '98, LM
Tina Parkhill, '93, LM
H.J. Reed, '78, LM
Tom Ritchie, '87, LM
David Ronck, '82, LM
Tina Walker, ’92, ’98 AM
*Non-Voting Member

Leadership Council

The Leadership Council will ensure that the programs of the Association are consistent with the Constitution of the Association and in the best interest of the Association. Members of the Leadership Council shall be representatives of the Association in all matters, including support and service on all program committees, membership marketing, fundraising, liaison with chapters and other constituencies and advise and support on strategic planning. In addition, the Leadership Council will elect the members and officers of the Board of Directors and the members of the Leadership Council.

Below is a list of the current OSU Alumni Association Leadership Council, including their graduation year and membership status (LM=Lifetime Member, AM=Annual Member).

Joe Abshere, ’03 AM
John Andrews, '92, 'AM
John Bartley, ’92 LM
Jeremy Bennett, ’11 AM
Gary Bridwell, '75, '76, LM
Tom Britton, ’66, ’68 AM
Kevin Bryant, ’83 LM
Tonia Byers, ’14 AM
Kurt Carter, ’81 LM
Dr. Theresa Casey, ’79, ’82 LM
Gary Clark, ’69, ’72 LM
Sam Combs, ’80 LM
Lindsay Cunningham, '04, AM
Whitney Dittman, ’09 AM
Becky Endicott, ’02 LM
Dr. Cara Ferrell, ’97, ’00, ’05 LM
Bruce Force, ’88, ’07 LM
Jerry Gill, ’67, ’73 LM
Dana Glencross, ’82, ’86, LM
Jennifer Glenn, ‘04
Tom Goekeler, '84, LM
Adam Harper, '09, AM

Kaleb Hennigh, ’00 LM
Casey Henricks, ’04 LM
Hammons Hepner,  LM
Thomas Hill, ’71, ‘05
Kevin Holmes, ’89, ’05 AM
Alicia Jackson, '97
Rick Loyd, ’83 LM
Wes Magill, ’01, ’03 LM
Lynne McElroy, ’71, ’82 LM
Janai Miller, ’84 LM
Ryan Miller, ’00 LM
Cristy Morrison, ’89 LM
Mikki Murphy, '13
Craig Myers, ’83 LM
Dawnel Newby, '91, LM
Jon Nobles, '10, AM
Jason Osborn, ’93 AM
Lynn Peacher, '69, LM
Mike Presnal, '95, LM
Valerie Pritchard, '11, LM
Sam Robertson, '68, LM
Jessica Russell, '06, LM


Andrew Schulz,  AM
Bill Schutte, AM
Erin Holloman Scott, '96, '00, AM
Raymond Sharp, ’61, ’68 LM
Larry Shell, ’70, ’82 LM
Sally Skaggs, '78, LM
Chris Stockton, '15, LM
Jason Taylor, ’92 LM
Ty Taylor, '00, LM
Josh Tucker, '09, LM
Khristin TwoCrow, '11
Dr. Susan Steele, ’77, ’81 LM
JJ Stevak, ’83 LM
Howard Thill, ’86, ’81, ’96 LM
Brian Vowell, ’98 LM
Matt Waits, '99, LM
Marcel Walther, ’01 AM
Jess Webber, ’00 AM
Wesley Watkins, ’60, ’61 LM
Yancy Wright, '01, '03, LM

Past Presidents

Charles Anderson, '63, LM
Calvin Anthony, '68, LM
Charles Baggett, '65, LM
Gene Batchelder, '69, LM
Bruce Benbrook, '76, LM
Tom Bennett, '73, '87, '15, LM
Montie Box, '51, LM
Jim Cobb, '59, '60, LM
Sam Combs, '80, LM
Paul Cornell, '94, LM
Leonard Court, '69, '72, LM
Charlotte Crank, '56, LM
Brent Curry, '72, LM
Larry Davis, '65, LM
Frederick Drummond, '53, '57, LM
Don Ellis, '65, LM
Dan Gilliam, '79, LM
Jennifer Grigsby, '91, '99, LM
Ike Glass, '61, LM
Dave Hessel, '54, LM
Rex Horning, '74, '84, LM
Rhonda Hooper, '78, LM
Kirk Jewell, '73, '74, LM
Sean Kouplen, '95, '03, LM
Kathy Laster, '77, '83, '95, '02, LM
Kenneth Mitchell, '50, LM
Sam Ott, '72, '75, LM
Leo Presley, '76, '88, '94, AM
Paul Schulte, '79, '82, LM
Bruce Scott
Dean Stringer, '58, '61, LM
Clayton Taylor, '75, LM
Fred Thompson, '73, AM
Ron Ward, '72, LM
Jerry Winchester, '83, LM