Board of Directors
Don Millican, Chair, is a resident of Tulsa. Don is the Chief Financial Officer for Kaiser Francis Oil Company. He serves as Chair of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust and is on the board of Oklahoma Christian University and Tulsa Educare. Don retired in 2003 as a partner with the accounting firm Ernst and Young.
Felicia Collins Correia, Vice Chair, a resident of Tulsa, has over a quarter-century of experience as a non-profit CEO, leading DVIS/Call Rape from 1988-2006 and the YWCA Tulsa from 2006-2014. Upon her retirement from the YWCA, she launched FCC Consultation and Training. Felicia served on the Boards of two national organizations (National Network to End Domestic Violence and YWCA USA) and has numerous awards for her leadership and ability to create social change. She has a double master’s in social work and in public health, both from Columbia University.
Ann-Clore Duncan, Past Chair, a resident of Edmond, is a community volunteer. She serves as education chair and a trustee to the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Foundation and is past president of Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma and the Junior League of Oklahoma City. Ann-Clore is also a college admissions adviser and a trustee to the Board of Visitors at DePauw University where she received her undergraduate degree.
Charles (Chuck) Garrett, Treasurer, a resident of Tulsa, serves as the executive vice president of Cherokee Nations Businesses, the tribally-owned holding company of the Cherokee Nation, designed to create economic opportunities and prosperity for the Cherokee Nation and all of northeast Oklahoma. Chuck’s professional experience includes senior management and board-level roles in the legal, investment banking, commercial real estate, and investment management industries with companies from coast to coast. He received a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Joseph (Joe) Siano, secretary, a resident of Norman, served as superintendent of Norman Public Schools from 2000 until his retirement in 2017. He is currently employed as associate executive director of the Oklahoma State School Board Association and as a vice-president of public finance investment banking with BOk Financial Securities, Inc. Joe received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1976 from Oklahoma City University, his Master of Science in 1979 from the University of Central Oklahoma, and his Doctor of Philosophy in 1985 from the University of Oklahoma. In addition to his Superintendent certification, he is certified in guidance and counseling, elementary education, and elementary administration. Joe is a member of numerous civic organizations, including service as chair of the United Way of Norman for 2013-14.
Kara Berst, a resident of Ada, is Executive Officer of Business Sustainability and Auxiliary Services for the Chickasaw Nation and is part of the Chickasaw Nation’s leadership team on water planning efforts. She has been employed with the Nation since 2003. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from East Central University and master’s degree in Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Kara is a Registered Environmental Professional and a member of the East Central University Green Committee. She also serves on the Oklahoma Recycling Association board and is a 2017 participant in the Nature Conservancy Leadership Academy.
Susan Chambers, MD, a resident of Oklahoma City, obtained her MD from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the OU Health Science Center. She has been in private practice for 30 years and is a founding member of OKC Gyn/Ob Inc., Lakeside Women’s Hospital, and MedEncentive, a cost containment/information therapy healthcare company. Susan’s community involvement includes service with World Neighbors, Oklahoma City National Memorial, OU Medical School Admissions Committee, and Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure.
Dr. John Feaver, a resident of Chickasha, is President of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO). John joined the faculty of USAO in 1980 and served as chair of the Division of Business and Social Sciences, Assistant to the President, and Vice President for Academic Affairs before being named the college’s 12th president in 2000. He earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, and performed military service in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Bronze Star.
Ken Fergeson, a resident of Altus, is chairman of NBC Oklahoma, a state chartered bank with nine locations across Oklahoma. A passionate supporter of the arts, Fergeson is the current chairman of the Mid-America Arts Alliance Board, past chairman of the national organization, Americans for the Arts, and serves on the boards of various arts associations. A past chairman of the American Bankers Association, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2009 and received the Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Awards in 2009 and 2014.
Dr. Jason F. Kirksey, a resident of Stillwater, is the Vice President for Institutional Diversity and the Chief Diversity Officer at Oklahoma State University, where he is also an Associate Professor of Political Science. Dr. Kirksey’s areas of expertise include minority politics, race and sports, and public policy, with emphasis on African Americans, Native Americans, and women in the American political system. He holds a BA in both Political Science and Economics and an MA in Political Science from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of New Orleans.
Holbrook Lawson is an independent art advisor and consultant based in Tulsa. Holbrook serves on the Board of numerous arts and civic organizations, including the Oklahoma Arts Council, Philbrook Museum, and Ruskin Art Club, and serves as the Art Commissioner for the City of Tulsa and State of Oklahoma. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas, a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.
Erika Lucas, a resident of Oklahoma City, is the founder and CEO of StitchCrew, a consultancy and project management firm supporting technology startups in the Midwest and venture capital firms looking to invest outside traditional tech hubs. Prior to launching StitchCrew, Erika was Vice President of Marketing and Communications of a private equity firm and served as Global Director and led the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Trade for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Born and raised in Mexico, Erica’s extensive community involvement includes service on the Boards of Arvest Bank, the Oklahoma City County Health Department, Oklahoma Port Authority, and Potts Family Foundation.
Andrew Tevington, a resident of Ardmore, is an attorney for Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc., which provides legal services for people who are indigent or elderly. He served Henry Bellmon as press secretary in the U.S. Senate and as general counsel and chief of staff in the governor’s office. His long career of public service also includes terms as assistant district attorney in Oklahoma County, assistant attorney general in two attorney general administrations, general counsel for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, and counsel to the Regional University System of Oklahoma. For many years, he also served as a United Methodist pastor and wrote a book about religions practiced in the state. He earned a law degree from the University of Oklahoma, a master of divinity degree from Phillips Theological Seminary, and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oklahoma State University.