Board and Trustees

Executive Committee

Eric Wilson - President
Bob Hanson - Vice President
Julie Chase - Treasurer
Whitney Cipolla - Secretary
Kristy Vann - Member at Large

Board of Directors

Zoe Brett
Eddie Carreno
Claire Combs
Kaylyn Compton
Julia Fletcher
Liz Ortiz
Crista Patrick
Paula Shannon
Kylie Vanderslice
Monique Washington


Shawna Baker, Esq.
Dan Burnstein
Kirk Holt
​Cynthia Phillips, Esq.
Kris Wilmes – Chair

Board of Advisors

Ron Brady
Fern Galindo
Jodi Rachel Green
Ryan Fitzpatrick
Stephen Haney
Alexandria Henfer
Heather Hornig
Caleb Jackson
Bonita James
Michael James
Kevin Knight
Gary Percefull
Jennifer Nolen
Denise Reid
Tamecca Rogers
Shelta Sneed

Oklahomans for Equality (OkEq) seeks equal rights for 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and families through intersectional advocacy, education, programs, alliances, and the operation of the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center.

Serving LGBT Oklahomans and their allies since 1980, Oklahomans for Equality is home to a diverse, vibrant, and engaged community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, knowledgeable staff, and dedicated volunteers.