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, Paula Cagigal (Cherokee)
President Elect, Shane Lindstrom 
Immediate Past President, Lona Barrick (Chickasaw)
Secretary. Jeff Hargrave (Muscogee Creek/Choctaw)
Treasurer, Ryan McCaleb (Chickasaw)

Board Members

Dan Bigbee, Jr (Comanche), Janet Dyke, Amanda Cobb-Greetham PhD (Chickasaw), Yonavea Hawkins (Caddo), Madeline Hancock (Citizen Potawatomi), Jim Kennedye, MD (Kiowa), Lou Kerr - Chairman Emeritus (Cherokee/Choctaw), Margaret Knight (Laguna Pueblo), Beth Barnes Lott,  Barby Jobe Myers, Carl J. Rubenstein MD, Kent Smith PhD (Comanche, Chickasaw, Cherokee),  Diane Willis (Kiowa), Larry Wilson (Cherokee)

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)

Elders Council

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

Staff

Christy Alcox
Director of Development & Administration

Virginia Treadway
Volunteer Coordinator