OKYO Board of Directors

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Chair

Alexis Carter-Black


Secretary

Kris Markes

 

Treasurer

Nathan Young

 

Past Chair and Liaison to Advisory Board

Paul Hagemeier

 

Oklahoma City University Representatives

Dean Mark Parker

Dr. Mark G. Belcik

 

Members at Large

Jose Batty

Kim Fletcher

Peggy Kahre

Cathy Reaves

Joe Rodano

Joseph Thai
 

2019-2020 Annual Report

2018-2019 Annual Report

2017-2018 Annual Report

For a detailed look at Oklahoma Youth Orchestras’ programs and finances, including 990s, please visit our GiveSmartOKC profile HERE.

Advisory Council

Created and launched by the Board in 2019, the OKYO Advisory Council helps strengthen OKYO by providing their insight in identifying specific challenges, needs, or opportunities to be addressed by the Board. They are a diverse group of leaders from the community that will help the Board lead OKYO into the future. 

Members


Dr. Steven C. Agee
Dean, Professor of Economics at Oklahoma City University and Meinders School of Business
Board service includes Oklahoma City Philharmonic Society, El Sistema Oklahoma, Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City, and the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB)

Dr. John Clinton*
Vice President, Board of Directors, The Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference
OKYO Conductor Emeritus
Former Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Design, University of Central Oklahoma

Robyn Hilger*
Director of Community Engagement, ReMerge
National Board Certified Teacher
2006 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

Kim Lowe*
Principal & Creative Director, The Lowe Group
Board Member at Scissortail Park Foundation

Peter Markes*
Guitarist with Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road
Owner, Peter Markes Music
OKYO Summer Symphony Strings Camp Artistic Director
2014 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

Jerry Messick*
CEO, Elevate Risk Solutions
Past Chair, OKYO Board of Directors

Alexander Mickelthwate*
Music Director, Oklahoma City Philharmonic

*denotes Founding Member

Liaison, OKYO Board of Directors


Paul Hagemeier
CEO and President, EF&W, Inc.

 

If you are interested in joining this talented group of OKYO advocates, please contact Executive Director Melody Garza Mikkelsen at mgarza@oyomusic.org