Board of Directors

The Community Service Council is comprised of a highly experienced executive leadership team, 80+ employees, more than 20 community-based initiatives, and is governed by a Board of Directors composed of community leaders from all sectors. Through this support and infrastructure, CSC remains a cutting edge organization focused on identifying community challenges, researching and pursuing new initiatives, and marshaling resources toward workable solutions while continuing to serve the community. 

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Board of Directors

Officers >

President: John Richer, Hall Estill, Attorney, Shareholder
Treasurer: Beau Brock, Brock and Associates-Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Financial Advisor/Owner
Immediate Past President: Ann Domin, INCOG, Deputy Director
Secretary: Pam Ballard, Community Service Council, Chief Executive Officer

Governing Members >

Aliye Shimi, Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry, Interim Executive Director
April Merrill, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Medical/Legal Partnership Statewide Coordinator
Chris Graber, BOK Financial, Managing Director, Corporate Investments & Acquisitions
Judge Deborah Shallcross, Gable Gotwals, Attorney and Judge
Denise Reid, Community Relations, Key Personnel
Ernie Johnson, Whiptail Midstream, HSE Manager
Erv Jansen, MD, Retired, Psychiatrist
Gary Percefull, The Scissortail Group Ltd, President
JD Colbert, CrossFirst Bank, Senior Advisor, Tribal Nations Banking
Kim Kirksey, MSW, Community Health Connection, Social Worker
Dr. Lanny Endicott, Oral Roberts University, Associate Professor of Social Work
Dr. Ricco Wright, Black Wall Street Gallery, Chairman
Rick Kelly, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Vice President of Oklahoma Network Operations
Samson Williams, City of Tulsa, Public Safety Officer
Tina Peña, Tulsa Community College, Associate Professor of Spanish and Medical Interpreter Trainer
Walter Evans, OU-Tulsa, Chief of Police

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Resource Members >

Barbara Bucholtz, JD, University of Tulsa-College of Law, Professor of Legal Writing
Carole Huff Hicks, Public Service Company, Manager of Community Affairs
Cynthia Jasso, Future Teachers of America, Director of Development
Eric Proctor, First Oklahoma Bank, Senior Vice President Lending
Heather Richetto-Rumley, Clearwater Performance Group, Certified Master Coach & Executive Development Consultant
Jim Lyall, Community Food Bank, Veterans Outreach Coordinator
Kate Tillotson, NextOp, Oklahoma Regional Coordinator
Kerry Lewis, Rhodes, Hieronymus, Jones, Tucker & Gable, Attorney & Partner
Lorena Rivas, Fry & Elder, Attorney
Rachel Hutchings, Tulsa Community College, Director of Development
Robert Ireton, Interactive CAD Services, Inc., Director of Business Development

Presidential Appointees >

James Sanchez, Regent Bank Oklahoma, Director of Hispanic Banking & Business Banking Specialist
Jan Slater, OU-Tulsa School of Community Medicine, Director of Bioethics Center
Shannon Kelly, Fidelity Investments, Financial Consultant
Teresa Burkett, Connors and Winters, Attorney, Partner


CSC is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from all sectors. They guide our work and give generously of their time and talents. We are grateful for their expert leadership and steadfast support of our mission.

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