Lynn Staggs has served on the board of trustees for the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa since 2017 and currently is president. Previously, she served as vice president and chair of Madam President.
Lynn has lived in Tulsa for more than 30 years, but is a southern girl by birth. (Ask her about her cornbread recipe!) A volunteer at heart, Lynn has served on numerous boards in Tulsa and loves the giving nature of the city.
Karin works as a Pricing Manager for Verizon. She loves spreadsheets, charts and maps, and is passionate about voting in EVERY election. Originally from the Eastern US, with an MBA from NYU, she is now firmly planted in her adopted home town of Tulsa.
Serving as Treasurer is her sweet spot volunteer role where she can leverage her business background and talents to support LWVMT and the voters of Metropolitan Tulsa.
A Tulsan by choice, Emily has called our city home for nine years. For the past four 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.
Tania Garza is a cultural connector, a community leader with a goal for implementation of inclusive, innovative & equitable strategies while positioning organizational dynamics to drive successful outcomes.
Her passions include organizational development through Tulsa Young Professionals(TYPROS), contributing to Tulsa Global District (TGD) economic vitality vision & voter engagement initiatives with The League of Women Voters & Leadership Tulsas’ LT Represent.
Andrea Pemberton is the Executive Director of TYPROS (Tulsa’s Young Professionals) at the Tulsa Regional Chamber. She is passionate about building community, engaging young talent, and elevating the voices of young professionals in Tulsa.
Previous to her current role, she served as the organization’s program manager and spent several years as an educator in Tulsa and Jerusalem, Israel.
Andrea is a Fulbright Research Scholar and holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa.
Lindsay White has worked in education since 2008 and currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer at Tulsa Community College. She previously held positions at TCC as the Director of Project Management for Academic Affairs, Diversity Outreach Director, Director of Student and Community Engagement, and also served as the Residency Coordinator for the OBGYN program at OU-Tulsa.
Before working in higher education, she served in the Peace Corps in South America, taught English in Asia, and traveled to work both north and south, in Alaska and Antarctica.
She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Marketing) from OSU, a Master’s in Organizational Dynamics with a project management emphasis from OU-Tulsa, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Education at OU-Tulsa focused on Organizational Change in Higher Education.
She is married to a fellow educator and has two wonderful children.
Anne is an Assistant Governor in District 6110 of Rotary International. She is a retiree of Delta Airlines, Inc. with 33 years of service in several capacities and cities.
Since her retirement, she refers to herself as a community volunteer. She is a member of the Community Advisory Board of The Tulsa World. She has served as President and Membership Chair of The Rotary Club of North Tulsa; Tulsa Chapter President and Area Chair of International Trends and Services for The Links, Incorporated; Board of Directors of Morton Health Services; and Board of Directors for The Metropolitan Tulsa League of Women Voters. She has volunteered with many organizations including Susan G. Komen, The League of Women Voters – North Tulsa Unit, Goodwill Industries, Kipp Tulsa College Preparatory School, Gilcrease Elementary, Reading Partners, Rotary, and The Community Garden at O’Brien Park.
Anne’s hobbies include reading, sudoku, and traveling. She is most passionate about her travels and work with her husband doing the many works of Rotary. She loves people and is proud of the many international students she has housed and friends they have made around the world. She uses her time and talent to impact her international community through service with her Rotary District 6110 and their partnership with the American Wheelchair Foundation. This group delivers thousands of wheelchairs to underserved individuals around the world annually. Anne says nothing compares to the life-changing gift of mobility and hope to families who have suffered confinement for years.
Married to her best friend and co-laborer, Wallace, for 48 years, they are the parents of two adult sons Alex (Tamara) and Steven and one grandson, Xander (the world’s greatest grandson). Wallace and Anne are members of Morning Star Baptist Church.
Madison Curley is the External Affairs Manager at Tulsa Honor Academy, a public charter school serving the scholars and families of East Tulsa. She's passionate about all things education, public policy and advocacy.
Her love for the 918 brought her back to Tulsa after graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations and Nonprofit Management. She now holds a Master's in Public Administration from OU-Tulsa.