SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Oklahoma Leadership Team

Logo SCBWI-Oklahoma Regional Advisor: Jill Donaldson – oklahoma-ra@scbwi.org

Assistant Regional Advisor: Gaye Sanders – oklahoma-ra@scbwi.org

Illustrator Coordinator: Jerry Bennett – oklahoma-ic@scbwi.org

 

The Oklahoma Chapter of SCBWI is divided into smaller areas for rural members to have an opportunity to meet with others interested in writing and illustrating for children and teens. The following are the areas and the Area Coordinators. Click on the Coordinators name to email them about events near you. Also, check our Chapter’s events on the homepage calendar.

 

⇒ Southeast Area (i.e. Ada, Ardmore, Broken Bow, Durant, Eufaula, McAlester, Pauls Valley, Tishomingo  ) – Area Coordinator: Meg Moring  and Assistant: Vacant (Please contact oklahoma-ra@scbwi.org if you live in the Southeast Area, but not in Ada or the close vicinity, and would like to assist Meg with events.)

 

⇒ Great Plains Country Area – (i.e. Altus, Clinton, Duncan, Lawton) – Area Coordinator: Vacant (Please contact oklahoma-ra@scbwi.org if you live in this region)

 

⇒ Green Country Area – (i.e. Bartlesville, Claremore, Grove, Wagoner) – Area Coordinator: Melanie Jarboe and Assistant: Vacant (Please contact oklahoma-ra@scbwi.org if you live in this region)

 

⇒ OKC Area – (i.e. Oklahoma City, Edmond, Midwest City, Mustang) – Area Coordinator: Gaye Sanders, ARA and Assistant: Alysha Beers

 

⇒ OSU Area – (i.e. Cushing, El Reno, Guthrie, Stillwater) – Area Coordinator: Kenda Henthorn

 

⇒ OU Area Area – (i.e. Blanchard, Moore, Norman, Shawnee) – Area Coordinator: Sandra Lawson

 

⇒ Red Carpet Country Region – (i.e. Enid, Guymon, Ponca City, Woodward) – Area Coordinator: Vacant (Please contact oklahoma-ra@scbwi.org if you live in this region)

 

⇒ Tulsa Region – (i.e. Tulsa and surrounding area) – Area Coordinator: Helen Newton and Assistant: Barbara Lowell

 

Other Volunteer Positions for the Oklahoma Chapter:

Christmas Party Coordinator: Brenda Maier

 

Event Book Sales Coordinator: Amy Stephens  and Assistant: Barbara Lowell

 

Event Technology Coordinator: John Davidson

 

Illustrator Coordinator Assistants

OKC Area: Alex Brodt

Tulsa Area: Tim Lange

 

Information Technology Coordinator: Tod Hardin

Website Event Manager: Jon Gilliland

 

Membership Care Coordinator: Gaye Sanders, OK Assistant Regional Advisor

 

Mentorship Coordinator: Julie Dill

 

OK SCBWI Gift Shop Coordinator: Jessica Bennett(The store link is available here)

 

Publicity Coordinator: Regina Garvie

 

Published and Listed (PAL) Coordinator: Kim Ventrella

 

Regional Advisor Emeritus: Anna Myers

 

Social Media Coordinator: Valerie Lawson

 

Scholarship Coordinator: Megan Cox