Terri White

Terri White, commissioner for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, is a passionate advocate for individuals experiencing mental illness and addiction. Because of her leadership, ODMHSAS has become nationally known for its children’s behavioral health services; community-based treatment programs; technological innovations such as “telepsychiatry;” and the integration of behavioral health care […]

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Russ Florence

Russ Florence is a partner and president for Schnake Turnbo Frank, which works in public relations and management consulting. He served on the board of the Oklahoma City Memorial and Oklahoma Contemporary. He was formerly Chair of the Oklahoma Conference for Community and Justice and Global Gardens. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and a former board member […]

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Elizabeth Gray

Elizabeth Gray is the former Director of Corporate Operations for Walters Power International, an Oklahoma based power development company. An Industrial Engineering graduate from the University of Oklahoma, she has international experience on site in Pakistan and the United Kingdom. She was the co-manager of a series of standby power generation projects in the United […]

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Marcie Mack

On Jan. 16, 2015 the Oklahoma State Board of Career and Technology Education named Marcie Mack the eighth state director. She began at the agency in July 2013 and served as deputy state director/chief operations officer. In August 2014 she was named interim state director. Mack previously served as assistant superintendent at Autry Technology Center, […]

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Rotary Club 29 Veterans

Veterans who are members of Rotary Club 29 listed  here  

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Club 29 Mentorship

You’ve  heard of “Thunder- Up ”….well, what about MENTOR-UP? Remember what it was like when you became a new Rotary member? You may have been anxious about attending the luncheons, wondered how to get  involved in a committee, or just felt disconnected and a little ill at ease. Like any new experience, it takes time to feel you are “part of the group.” Well, […]

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How to Diversity Oklahoma’s Economy

Bart Binning, Ed.D. My original plan was that this article would be a second part to my “Foundations of Democracy” series. However,things happen… Specifically, I scheduled October speakers for the Club 29 Thursday Breakfast Makeup meeting; my October 30th speaker failed to appear. As a last minute topic we had a special form of “Table Talk” – we recapped the month’s topic, which […]

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Jeff Ewing

Jeff Ewing assumed the role of President of Prodigal LLC on October 2, 2014. In addition to operating OKC Energy FC and the Oklahoma City Barons AHL hockey franchise, Prodigal LLC co-promotes PBR (Professional Bull Riders) events in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, operates the Bricktown 4th Fest in downtown Oklahoma City and OKC’s annual St. […]

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Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again

-Michael Whittington Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again. This simple, but profound, phrase is attributed to Siddartha Guatama, who was born in India around 500 BCE and later became known as the Buddha, or the “Enlightened One.” It’s a powerful metaphor for the importance of […]

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Alan Ashley

Alan Ashley was named chief of sport performance for the United States Olympic Committee on Sept. 1, 2010, after previously serving as managing director of sport performance since January 2010. Prior to that, Ashley served as a team leader in the sport performance division beginning in December 2006. In his current role, Ashley oversees the […]

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