OPHA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, composed of officers, two members-at-large, the Past President, the Public Policy Committee Chair, the Membership Committee Chair, and the Student Caucus Chair.
The ARGC Affiliate Representative is appointed by the President for a three-year term.
The Public Policy Committee Chair and the Membership Committee Chair are appointed by the President for a one-year term.
The Student Caucus Chair is appointed by members of the Student Caucus.
All other members of the Board are elected by the OPHA membership.
The thirteen section/caucus chairs are elected by the membership their respective sections/caucuses. The two Section/Caucus reps are responsible for maintaining open and fluid communication between the Board of Directors and the sections/caucuses so the "voice" of the sections/caucuses is heard and actively engaged within all decisions taken by the Board of Directors.
2018-2019 OFFICERS/EXECUTIVE BOARD
President - D'Elbie Walker
President Elect - Daryn Kirkpatrick, MPH, CPH
Secretary - Michelle Mabray
Treasurer - Barbara Colbert
APHA Affiliate Representative - Marisa New
2018-2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Past President - Pam Rask, MPH
Members-at-Large - Cynthia McGough & Marcus Bruner
Public Policy Committee Chair - Anthony Kibble
Membership Committee Chair - Cynthia McGough & Marcus Bruner
Section/Caucus Rep 1 - Amanda Janitz
Section/Caucus Rep 2 -
Student Caucus Rep - Marcus Bruner
Board Governance Chair-
Membership Chair- Cynthia McGough & Marcus Bruner
Resource Development- Wanda Keaton
Public Policy Chair- Anthony Kibble
Conference Planning Chair- Michelle Mabray & Marcus Bruner
PR/Marketing Chair - James Tyree
Finance Chair- Barbara Colbert
Oklahoma Public Health Association
121 NE 52nd Street, Ste. 260
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
The OPHA office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, excluding state holidays.