2019 Board Nominations now OPEN!

The Call for Nominations is now open for position on the Oklahoma Association for the Education of Young Children’s state board.   We are seeking candidates for the open positions of:

President-Elect    3 year term

Vice President of Membership 2 year term

Secretary   2 year term

Member-at-Large – Public Policy 2 year term

Service on the OKAEYC Board is a chance to help drive the decisions of our highly-respected national and state associations.  Holding an office on the state board is also an opportunity to work with other leaders in the state, guide OKAEYC strategic goals, and influence programs, trainings, and issues in the state. Board service is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and make lasting connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.  This is an exciting time to join the leadership of OKAEYC.

Nominate a colleague or yourself for the open positions. The Call for Nominations closes on September 1, 2018 and the election will be September 14 – October 1, 2018.

* New board members will attend a board orientation in November and take office January 1, 2019.   * Position descriptions are located at www.okaeyc.org, along with nominating form.

* Mail nomination information sheet to OKAEYC office, 605 Centennial Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73013 * Or email forms to Dr. Lori Beasley, President-elect, at drlabokaeyc@yahoo.com.

Thank you for your interest,

Lori Beasley

Chair, OKAEYC Nominating Committee

For more information click on the links below:

Nominee Information Sheet

Officer & Committee Responsibilities

2018 Board Members

President: Kristina Ellis

Incoming President: Lori Beasley

Vice-President/Chapters: Jenifer Fuller

Vice-President/Membership: Retta Seger

Treasurer: Suzanne Ray

Secretary: Comesha Woods

Public Relations: Amy McCain

Public Policy: Stephanie Lippert

SECA Representative:  Kelly Ramsey, M.S.

NAEYC Affiliate Council Representative: Kelly Ramsey, M.S.

Member at Large – Conference Co-Chair: Mansur Choudry

Member at Large – Conference Co-Chair: Barbara O’Neal

Historian: Ruth Ann Ball

Nominating Committee: Lori Beasley

Week of the Young Child: Open

Representative to OK Child Care Advisory Council: Open

Awards & Scholarships: Open

OKAEYC Office Manager: Marti Nicholson

Be sure to stay in communication with your board members and share your ideas and suggestions!  Who knows, maybe you will run for an office someday!