Foundation Names New Trustees
Pictured above: DiAnne Bryant, 2020-21 Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees.
The Putnam City Schools Foundation announces the appointment of five new members of its Board of Trustees, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2020-21.
New trustees are Roger Cude, Water’s Edge Winery; Brooke Martin, Bank of Oklahoma; Charmaine Osborne, First Liberty Bank; Steve Thompson, American Fidelity; and John Whitaker, Flintco LLC.
“I am honored to lead a group of dynamic individuals who think outside of the box and develop visionary goals," said newly-appointed Chairwoman DiAnne Bryant. "Working together with the District, we look forward to advancing the Foundation’s strategic plan and implementing new development projects to enhance the educational experiences of our students and teachers.”
Members joining Bryant on the executive committee are Paul Hurst, community volunteer, Chairman-Elect; Michael Leake Jr., Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners, Treasurer; and John Milner, Milestone Realty LLC, Secretary.
“This board has worked very hard to reach some benchmarks in their board development, and this year’s newest members are a reflection of their dedication. I am thrilled to be serving the children in Putnam City with them!” said President Jennifer Seal.
Other members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees include Jeannie Carter, High Yield Consulting; Lawrence Fugett, MassMutual Oklahoma; Dr. Laura Garrett, Tulsa Community College; Patrick Ivey, Cox Homelife; Jessica Sherrill, Oklahoma City Public Schools; and Matt Winzeler, First United Bank.
Advisory Board members include Sarita Johnson, Heritage Trust Company; Brad Poarch, Cory’s Audio Visual; Michelle Nisbett, International Pentecostal Holiness Church; and Chuck Thomas, Sodexo.
About the Foundation
The Putnam City Schools Foundation’s mission is to enhance and enrich the educational opportunities of children in Putnam City Schools. We serve the students, teachers, and staff of Oklahoma’s fifth-largest school district, through support, recognition, and advocacy, and have for over 30 years. More than 19,500 children and their families benefit from the work we do every day. The support we provide doesn’t just impact our schools. It enables our students to dream big and continue building the strong community we share. To learn more about the Putnam City Schools Foundation call (405) 495-5200, ext. 1205, or visit www.pcf4kids.org.
July 13, 2020