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Employee Associations

One purpose of OAEC is to improve the service quality of member systems by acting as a clearinghouse where leaders can exchange ideas and experiences on common problems or opportunities. The members of these 11 associations collectively use their years of experience to better serve the people of their cooperatives.

To view association meeting dates, please see the OAEC Calendar.

Accountants’ Association
President: Craig McBrain, Choctaw
1st Vice President: Lisa Daily, Northfork
2nd Vice President: Roger Roades, Red River
Treasurer: Jamie Ruble, Northwestern
Next Meeting: October 4-6, 2017 (Tentative)

Directors' Association
President: Kenneth "Chick" Kelley
Vice President: Stu Preston
Secretary/Treas.: Sharron Gay

HR Association
President: Ron Vest, Arkansas Valley
1st Vice President: Gayla Coats, CKenergy
2nd Vice President: Linda Baldwin, Kiamichi
Secretary/Treas.: Pam Foster, Northeast
Next Meeting: September 18-19, 2017 

Managers Association
President – Jack Clinkscale, Indian
Vice President – Tyson Littau, Northwestern
Secretary/Treasurer – Anthony Due, Northeast OK
Next: January 30, 2017

PR-MR & Marketing Association
President –  Mitchell Styles, Ozarks
Vice-President – Tory Tedder-Loffland, OEC
Secretary/Treasurer – Kordale Lornes, Red River Valley
Next Spring Meeting: March 8-10, 2017 (Tentative)
Next Fall Meeting: October 10-13, 2017 (Tentative)

Women’s Auxiliary
President – Flo Nettles
Vice Pres. – Jan Due
Sec./Tres. – Tammy Smith
Next Annual Meeting: April 10, 2017

For questions regarding any of the associations listed above, contact Stacy Howeth or Nikki Withey.

For questions regarding any of the following associations listed below, contact Kenny Guffey or Traci Boyd.

AMI Association
President: Tony Swafford
1st Vice President: Mike Hooper
2nd Vice President: Jimmy Malone
Secretary/Treas.: Aaron Cordell
Next Meeting: April 19-21, 2016

Engineers Association

President – Wilford Collins
Vice Pres. – Nick Shumaker
Sec./Tres. – Jaret Dowler
Parlamentarian – Dave Garrison

Purchasing Managers Association
President – Justin King
Vice Pres. – Jerid McAdoo
Sec./Tres. – Brandon Wright

Safety & Loss Control Association
Northwest Representative – Larry Stebbens
Southwest Rep – Brad Whisenant
Southeast Rep. – Wesley Elmore
Northeast Rep. – Jim Maupin

Superintendents Association
President – Lyle Mathis
Vice Pres. – Aaron Michaud
Sec./Tres. – Eric Johnson

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Stacy Howeth
Director of Member Services
Nikki Withey
Member Services Specialist