The Foundation for Tulsa Schools, a 501(c)(3) community-based nonprofit, was formed in 2001 with a mission of building a better community through the support of Tulsa Public Schools.
An engaged community committed to providing excellent academic resources and financial support to ensure a first-class public education for all Tulsa Public School students.
Enlist community support and business assistance in providing education resources and opportunities for Tulsa Public Schools.
Central to the success and future prosperity of Tulsa is a strong public education system.
The Foundation works closely with the Tulsa Public Schools leadership team to provide district-wide strategic funding support to advance the goals and vision of Tulsa Public Schools’ five-year strategic plan “Pathways to Opportunity.”
Sarah Gould, Chair President & CEO, KKT Architects
Rick Kelly, Chair-Elect Divisional VP, Network Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Larry Faulkner, Past Chair CFO, Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation
Dwayne Rury, Secretary Director of National Accounts, BAMA Company
Mary Spears, Treasurer Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, ONEOK
Drew France – Committee Chair Sr. Director of Strategic Planning and Community Initiatives, CAP Tulsa
Lauren Sherry – Committee Chair Manager, Community Relations, QuikTrip
Molly Aspan Partner, Practus, LLP
SVP Director Business Continuity, BOK Financial Corporation
Tiffani Bruton Director of Public Affairs, Cox Communications
Pete Burgess Vice President & Treasurer, Williams Companies
Charles Chastain Chief Sales & Operations Officer, TTCU Federal Credit Union
Jeff Couch Director & Senior Wealth Advisor, Mariner Wealth Advisors
Aaron Fulkerson Partner & Chief Development Officer, Schnake Turnbo Frank
Judie Hackerott Director, Business Operations Support, Public Service Co. of Oklahoma
Karen Kirchman Shareholder, Stanfield + O’Dell
Steve Mitchell CEO & Managing Director, Argonaut Private Equity
Monroe Nichols Director of Network Growth, Strive Together
Shannon O’Doherty CEO, Commerce Bank
Mark Plank Director of Learning & Development, Hilti North America
Daniel Regan EVP, Development, Construction & Special Projects, Price Family Properties
Shanese Slaton Community Relations Manager, OneGas
Whitney Stauffer Partner, Selser Schaefer Architects
Annie Tomecek Supervisor, Community Relations, TD Williamson
Brad White Financial Advisor, United Income
Joey Wignarajah CEO, OK Medical Waste Disposal
Maggie Hille Yar Executive Director, Co-Trustee, Hille Foundation
Dr. Deborah A. Gist, ex officio Superintendent, Tulsa Public Schools
The Foundation for Tulsa Schools is a public charity recognized by the IRS as a 501I(3) and required to file a Form 990 on an annual basis. Our Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 73-1612027.