Oklahoma Baptist University

Vision for a New Century

Current gifts and pledges total $41.2 million.

Alumni Campaign Leadership

OBU is thankful for the following individuals who have volunteered to serve as alumni leaders for the campaign.

Campaign Co-Chairs

Dr. Robert Cargill, ‘51, and Sara Lou Cargill, ex ‘50

Honorary Chairs

Dr. Burton Patterson, ‘56

Dr. Rachael Smith Gibbs, ‘81

Marilyn Jones Rogers, ‘70

1935–49 Division Chair

LeVoe George Maxwell, ‘48

1935–44 Vice Chairs

Dr. J.M. Gaskin, ‘44

1945–49 Vice Chair

Dr. LaVeta Ligon, ‘46

Nema Melton, ex ‘45

1950–59 Division Chairs

Dr. Joe Skinner, ‘54 and Louise Glover Skinner , ex ‘54

Robert Ringwald, ‘57, and Dr. Leta Schreiner Ringwald, ‘50

Dr. Everett Thomas, ex ‘51, and Jean Lambert Thomas, ex ‘54

1950–54 Vice Chairs

Shirley Stevens Coyner, ex ‘52

Bob Keck, ‘52, and Nelda Ward Keck, ex ‘52

1955-59 Vice Chair

Mary King Bailey, ‘58

Gaylon Dighton, ‘59, and Maurine Smith Dighton, ‘58

1960–69 Division Chairs

Judy Steiger Howard, ‘66

1960–64 Vice Chairs

Elizabeth (Liz) Lee Dillard, ‘60

Tom Shaner, ‘61

1965–69 Vice Chairs

Dr. Leon Gregston, ex ‘66

Dr. Richard James, ‘66, and Jeanette Wilson James, ex ‘64

1970–79 Division Chairs

Mr. Al Clark, ‘71

C. Mark Smith, ‘75

1970–74 Vice Chairs

David Driskill, ‘73

Dr. David Lester, ‘73, and Bernadon Cleveland Lester, ‘74

1975–79 Vice Chairs

Melody Melton, ‘79

Ronda Shelton Mikles, ‘75

1980–89 Division Chair

Mike Ross, ‘83

1985–89 Vice Chairs

Lonnie Fuller, ‘87, and Dr. Cynthia Robinson Fuller, ‘86

Gary Rhoades, ‘85, and Holly Hudson Rhoades, ‘86

1990–99 Division Chair

Stephen Ferrell, '91

Dr. Matt Kimberling, ‘90

1990–94 Vice Chairs

Cynthia Watson Gregston, ‘91,

Kevin Hanna, ‘91, and Tina Steele Hanna, ‘91

Noble and Rhonda McIntyre, ‘92

Sonny Miller, ‘94

1995–99 Vice Chair

Dr. Elizabeth Dolin, ‘98

Jenifer Henry-Gonzalez, ‘95

2000–12 Division Chair

Samantha Kellogg Gardner, ‘11

2000–05 Vice Chair

Bart Newsom, ‘00

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