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Chairperson – the MAPS 4 Citizens Advisory Board.
Having spent her career serving others and improving her community, Teresa Rose brings years of experience and expertise to her role as Executive Director of Communities Foundation of Oklahoma. Teresa earned both her Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University before she traveled the state representing school districts in over 150 communities. She has held various executive positions including her time at Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Oklahoma City Community Foundation. Teresa’s expertise in community relations, government affairs, philanthropy and legal matters, combined with her heart for giving, enable her to provide individuals, families and organizations with guidance and options as they choose the best way to approach giving.
Chair of the Day
Debby Hampton joined the United Way of Central Oklahoma as president and chief executive officer in 2010. During Debby’s tenure at United Way, over $241 million has been raised to support disaster relief and programs of nonprofit partner agencies providing health and human services in Central Oklahoma. Prior to her appointment at United Way of Central Oklahoma, Debby served as president and chief executive officer of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits for four years. Debby spent 16 years with the American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma, serving the latter four years as chief executive officer.
Debby understands the central Oklahoma community and believes in United Way’s work. Without a doubt, Debby knows that without United Way, hundreds of local programs would not receive critical funding, and in turn not have the resources to serve clients.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Debby has also completed course work at Harvard Business School as well as a year-long curriculum of United Way Worldwide’s Executive Leadership Program. Debby currently serves on the United Way Worldwide US Membership Accountability Committee and the United Way Worldwide National Presidents’ Roundtable.
An active leader in the community, Debby currently serves on the boards of: Leadership Oklahoma City, The Alliance of Economic Development of Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Nonprofit Council, and the Oklahoma City University Advisory Committee for the Nonprofit Leadership Program. She is a proud alum of Leadership Oklahoma, Leadership Oklahoma City and Leadership Tulsa’s Executive Series.
Debby is an active member of Rotary Club 29 and Committee of One Hundred. She has been recognized as a Byliner Honoree by the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Association of Women in Communications, and she received the 2013 Community Service Award from the Conference of Churches. The Oklahoma Hall of Fame honored Debby as the 2015 recipient of the Lee Allan Smith Oklahoma Legacy Award. She received the 2016 Distinguished Leadership Award from Leadership Oklahoma City and the 2016 Compassionate Citizen of the Year Award from Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled, Inc. In December of 2019, Debby was named Oklahoma Cityan of the Year by OKC Friday Newspaper.
In June of 2021, Debby received the Neighborhood Services Organization Good Samaritan Award. Debby was inducted into the Oklahoma Commerce & Industry Hall of Honor by the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University in October of 2021.