Ronnie Lane is a true Texan…Born and grew up in Coleman, Texas attending high school there. He attended Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas receiving his degree in Business Administration
After college he moved to Odessa, Texas where he lived for 30 years working for Warren Caterpillar. While in Odessa he was active with the United Way of Odessa, The Odessa Chamber of Commerce, the American Heart Association, Keep Odessa Beautiful and the Small Business Council.
Ronnie and his family finally moved to Oklahoma City 4 years ago. He has been a member of Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce, actively involved with the Association of Oklahoma General Contractors and Oklahoma Municipal Contractors Association
He and his lovely wife, Kellie, have 3 adult children and one grandson, Ian!!! They are all still in Texas, so Ronnie and Kellie have a lake home at Cedar Creek Lake in Texas, so all the family can be together often.
Rotarian Sponsors: Jim Jennings, Ron Perry and Andrew Jennings
Jeff Stewart was born in Oklahoma City and attended Heritage Hall School. He then attend Baylor University where he played baseball his freshman year. He graduated from Baylor with a BA in Religion and the received his MS in Counseling Psychology from Southern Nazarene University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Oklahoma and has served on the Board of Trustees for the Church of God Ministries, Anderson Indiana.
He is currently the Senior Associate Pastor at Crossings Church and has been with Crossings Church for 28 years.
As of 8 months ago, Jeff has been married to Rotarian Debbie Hite-Stewart. Between them they have 5 children.
Jeff enjoys fishing, golf, meteorology and spending time with family!
Rotarian Sponsors: Tim Strange, Marty Hepp
Doug Tapp was born and raised in Ponca City, attending Ponca City High School. He then attended Oklahoma State University receiving both his Bachelors of Science in Engineering Technology and his Master of Science in Civil Engineering.
After college, Doug worked in Dallas, Miami and Jackson Mississippi. He then taught Construction Management at OSU. Continuing this journey he then lived in Tulsa, Stillwater and ultimately Oklahoma City.
For the last 8 years, Doug has been the Executive Director of Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma. He has served on the OSU Construction Management Advisory Board, he is Vice President of the Oklahoma Society of Association Executives a Representative on the AGC of America Executive Leadership Council.
Doug and his wife, Kerri, have 2 sons, James and Deacon. Doug is very active with the Boy Scouts, as well.
Rotarian Sponsors: Clay Cockrill, Chris Wilson and Bill White
Thanks to Georgia Fiering for the biographies of these new Rotarians.