Lynn Staggs has served on the board of directors for the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa for two and a half years, most recently as vice president. She’s also served on the program and membership committees and as chair of Madam President for the past two years.
Lacey Thompson Caywood joined YWCA Tulsa in 2008 as a lifeguard and has since served as the East Community Center’s Aquatics and Fitness Manager before becoming the Director of Health and Wellness. She has been in the aquatics industry for over 16 years and is a American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer and Water Safety Instructor Trainer.
She serves on the board for League of Women Voters of Metro Tulsa and volunteers with Tulsa Reading Partners. She has a B.A in Health Sciences with a focus in Public Health from the University of Missouri.
Patti grew up in Tulsa and, after college, moved to Seattle where she lived until 2014 when she returned to Tulsa to be closer to family. Patti has a professional background in advocacy / non profit leadership and became part of LWVMT in 2015. She is keenly interested in voter education and has served the LWVMT as chair of the membership and program committees
Karin works in Analytics & Reporting for Verizon. She loves spreadsheets, charts and maps, and is passionate about voting in EVERY election.
A life long Oklahoman, Janice is Land Manager for Bandera Petroleum, Inc. She previously worked for an independent oil and gas operator and The Williams Companies.
Janice joined the Board of Trustees of the League of Women Voters Metropolitan Tulsa in July 2018 and serves on the Nominations and Scholarship Committees. Other volunteer activities include current President of the Board of Kendall Whittier, Inc., and a member of the Leadership Team for Tulsa’s chapter of Together Oklahoma. Previously she served on church and neighborhood association boards.
Learning is a passion and she has a B.S. from Oklahoma State University in Clothing, Textiles and Merchandising, a Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa and a M.A. in Ministry and Culture from Phillips Theological University. In her free time she enjoys the companionship of her dogs while reading, working puzzles or puttering in the yard. Or you might find her catching up with friends over dinner or on a road trip.
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Katherine M. Bracy has called Tulsa home for 29 years. She is a retiree of State Farm Insurance Companies with 26 years of managerial and leadership experiences in various insurance departmental area and Human Resources.
Katherine has served on various boards, organizations and committees within the Tulsa Community. These include: Ronald McDonald House, Board of Directors; Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice; Tulsa Urban League, Board of Directors; Volunteers of America, Board of Directors; a United Way Loan Executive; and the Tulsa Job Corps Center Community Relations Council.
Judy den Daas is a retired teacher with over 40 years of service. Born in Norman, OK, where she graduated, Judy went on to get her Bachelor then Master of Education from the University of Oklahoma. She is active in the community, currently an OU Club of Tulsa board member and co-chair of the scholarship committee.
A Tulsan by choice, Emily has called our city home for seven years. For the past two years, she has worked as a Data Integrity Coordinator for Airgas. Additionally she serves as a Precinct Inspector in Tulsa County Elections. Previously, she served as Interim General Manager and/or Sales Manager at multiple hotel and event venues in Tulsa, Kansas City, and Nebraska City, in which she planned and coordinated events for corporate clients and nuptial clients, hired staff and managed both permanent and temporary staff.
Emily’s passions include event planning, volunteer recruitment, and legislative outreach for multiple statewide political organizations. An impassioned voter registration advocate who enjoys tabling for the League of Women Voters at Tokyo in Tulsa, she also serves on the Leadership Team for Together Oklahoma’s Tulsa chapter as Membership Chair.
Emily holds degrees in Business Administration, Marketing and Management from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. Emily and her husband enjoy walking along the Arkansas River, boardgaming at Shuffles Cafe in the Tulsa Art District, serving on the Fellowship Committee at College Hill Presbyterian Church, and taking their “lime squeeze”colored Ford Fiesta on road trips throughout the United States.
Gwendolyn Anne Williams has been a member of the League for five years. After more than 33 years in the airline industry, she found her true passion in serving and helping others. She is an avid community volunteer working with The Links, Inc., Goodwill Industries, Morton Health, Reading Partners, Gilcrease Elementary, KIPP Tulsa, North Tulsa Rotary and The Community Garden at Obrien Park.
She uses her time and talent to impact the international community, as well, through her service with the American Wheelchair Foundation. She and her husband have been part of a mission that contributes and delivers more than 200 wheelchairs annually to under-served individuals in other countries.
Wayne Greene has been the editorial pages editor of the Tulsa World since 2014. Prior to that, his career highlights included 13 years as the World’s city editor and four at the World’s state Capitol bureau in Oklahoma City. In 2016, Greene was named “the conscience of the community” by the Tulsa Regional Chamber.
In 2017, he received the University of Oklahoma Regents Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of Oklahoma. In 2019, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.
Born in Tulsa, OK, Linda attended Memorial High School and later graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Tulsa. Linda is a retired Certified Public Accountant, and have held various positions here in Tulsa in the areas of hospital, real estate, manufacturing, construction and service companies.
She is currently the President of The Rotary Club of Tulsa Sunrise and also serves on the Youth Exchange Committee with Rotary District 6110.
Julia Bryant was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and works at TulsaWORKS Career Academy as an instructor. Julia volunteers for Oklahomans for Equality and is active in her advocacy for acceptance of all people.
Julia enjoys being creative and crafty in her spare time and is looking to begin working toward her Master's degree this fall.