Deidra monitors the daily activities and schedules for our founder and Chair Emerita, Chair and Director of Tulsa Grantmaking while performing a variety of administrative duties and assisting with special projects, events and travel to help the Foundation operate effectively and efficiently.
Before joining the Foundation in 1996, Deidra served as the program coordinator for the Prevent Blindness Oklahoma-Tulsa office. Her duties included scheduling and conducting vision screenings for children and adults, eye safety seminars and assisting with fundraising efforts. Deidra graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. Deidra enjoys spending time with her children Alex and Helen, running, attending boot camp and Zumba classes and cheering on the Sooners.