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Communications Director Arts Council of Oklahoma City
Brief description of job: Oversee all communications and promotions.
Educational degrees: Bachelor of Arts, journalism and broadcasting, concentration in public relations, Oklahoma State University.
Memberships in professional, civic organizations: Junior League of Oklahoma City; Public Relations Society of America: 2007 to present; Association of Women in Communications: 2007 to present; Leadership Oklahoma City, Alumni Association: 2006 to present; Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, Mission and Programs Committee: 2005 to present; Kappa Alpha Theta -- Oklahoma City Alumnae chapter: 2005 to present. Previous endeavors: Oklahoma City Public Relations for Arts Associates: 2005-2007; Alliance of Emerging Professionals: 2005-2007.
Community service, civic endeavors: Leadership Oklahoma City, LOYAL Class I: 2005-2006; Redbud Classic 5K, participant: 2008; Bowl for Kids Sake, participant: 2008; Reverb/Dave Matthews Band Bama Green Project, volunteer: 2008; Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Momentum committee member: 2007-2009; deadCENTER Film Festival, volunteer: 2007-2008; Youth Leadership Exchange, mentor: 2006 to present.
If you could make a difference in the world, what would you do?
"I think everyone makes a difference in their own way. I am motivated to make a difference in my family, at my job and in the community by helping others, and being kind, respectful and encouraging. I think small differences like these can spark big changes in the world around me."
What are you going to be for Halloween?
"I'm not sure yet, but it will probably involve a tiara and sparkles -- two of my favorite things!"