About Us

Special Olympics
Volunteer Description
Lending a Hand Together

Co-op volunteers comprise one of the largest volunteer groups at the games each year. Here are some of the jobs co-op employees contribute to:

Man concession stands
Hawk water inside Gallagher-Iba Arena
Escort wheelchair athletes to V.I.P. seating at center court
Stage athletes preparing for races
Act as starters and runners during races
Serve as official timekeepers
Hug the winners and console those who did not win
Ensure all participants receive awards

Volunteer Sign Up Links and Resources Mission
How to Become a Volunteer

If you are affiliated with an Oklahoma electric cooperative, registration will be available here soon for the Special Olympics Oklahoma Group Registration. 
“The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.” – Special Olympics Oklahoma

Community Outreach 

Stacy Howeth
Director of Member Services 
Email: showeth@oaec.coop


Nikki Withey
Member Services Specialist 
Email: nwithey@oaec.coop