Board & Staff

Courtney YarholarRed Earth, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization governed by a Board of Directors. Red Earth, Inc. promotes the rich traditions of Native arts and cultures through education, a premier festival, a museum and fine art markets.

Executive Board  

Chairman of the Board, Vickie L. Norick 
President, Shane Lindstrom
President Elect, Jeff Hargrave (Muscogee Creek/Choctaw)
Immediate Past President, Paula Cagigal (Cherokee)
Secretary. Teri Stanek
Treasurer, Yonavea Hawkins (Caddo)

Board Members

Lona Barrick (Chickasaw), Dan Bigbee, Jr (Comanche), Jennifer Brown (Choctaw), Paula Cagigal (Cherokee), Janet Dyke, Jeff Hargrave (Muscogee Creek/Choctaw)Yonavea Hawkins (Caddo), Jim Kennedye, MD (Kiowa), Lou Kerr - Chairman Emeritus (Cherokee/Choctaw), Margaret Knight (Laguna Pueblo), Shane Lindstrom, Julie Pearson Little Thunder, Beth Barnes Lott, Ryan McCaleb (Chickasaw)Barby Jobe Myers, Vickie Norick, Mechelle Aitson Roessler (Kiowa/Cherokee)Carl J. Rubenstein MD, Kent Smith PhD (Comanche/Chickasaw/Cherokee), Teri Stanek 

Advisory Board

Betty Price - Chairman Advisory Board 

Governor Bill Anoatubby (Chickasaw), Leslie Blair, Carleen Burger (Cherokee), Commissioner Carrie Blumert, C. Blue Clark (Muscogee/Creek), Laura Marshall Clark (Muscogee Creek); Freda Deskin PhD (Cherokee), Shannon Edwards (Osage), State Senator Kay Floyd, Deborah Goodman PhD (Caddo), John R. Hargrave,  Virgil M. Harry III (Choctaw);  Councilwoman JoBeth Hammon; Mayor David Holt; Cathy Jameson, John Jameson DDS, Shane Jett (Cherokee); Commerce Secretary Sean KouplenMary Ellen Meredith (Cherokee), David Orme (Comanche), William Paul (Chickasaw), Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell, Harvey Pratt (Cheyenne), G Calvin Sharp (Seminole), Kimber Shoop, Mary Jo Watson PhD (Seminole), Larry Wilson (Cherokee)

Elders Council

Jap Blankenship, Ken Bonds (Cherokee), Terry Brown (Cherokee),  Enoch Kelly Haney (Seminole), Dee Jerome (Choctaw), Justice Yvonne Kauger, Jonna D. Kauger Kirschner, Phil Lujan (Kiowa/Taos Pueblo), Louise Painter (Cherokee), Betty Price, Lela Sullivan, and Ken Vanderslice

Staff

Christy AlcoxDirector of Development & Administration

Erin Merryweather, Art Center Director

Chelsey Curry. Gallery Manager

Virginia Treadway, Office/Volunteer Coordinator

Jadeyn Kline Egbert, Social Media Coordinator