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, Lona Barrick (Chickasaw)
President Elect, Paula Cagigal (Cherokee)
Immediate Past President, Teri Stanek
Treasurer, Shane Lindstrom

Board Members

Cliff Branan (Cherokee), Laura M. Clark (Muscogee Creek),  Janet Dyke, Jeff Hargrave (Creek, Choctaw), Virgil M. Harry III (Choctaw), Yonavea Hawkins (Caddo), Shane Jett (Cherokee), Jim Kennedye, MD (Kiowa), Lou Kerr - Chairman Emeritus (Cherokee/Choctaw)Margaret Knight (Laguna Pueblo), Beth Barnes Lott, Neal McCaleb (Chickasaw), Ryan McCaleb (Chickasaw), Barby Jobe Myers, Carl J. Rubenstein M.D., Kent SmithMary H. (Mimi) Smith, Laura Stewart (Muscogee/Creek), Cathy Williams-White, Diane Willis (Kiowa), Larry Wilson (Cherokee)

Advisory Board

Betty Price - Chairman Advisory Board, Governor Bill Anoatubby (Chickasaw), Chief John Baker (Cherokee), Carleen Burger (Cherokee), Principal Chief Greg P. Chilcoat (Seminole), C. Blue Clark (Muscogee/Creek), Freda Deskin PhD (Cherokee), Senator Kay Floyd, Chief James Floyd (Muscogee Creek), Deborah Goodman PhD (Caddo), John R. Hargrave,  Mayor David Holt (Osage) President Kerry Holton (Delaware Nation), Cathy Jameson, John Jameson DDS, Commissioner Carrie Blumert, Mary Ellen Meredith (Cherokee), William Paul (Chickasaw), Meg Salyer, G Calvin Sharp (Seminole), Kimber Shoop, Deby Snodgrass, Mary Jo Watson PhD (Seminole)

The Red Earth Elders Council

Jap Blankenship, Ken Bonds (Cherokee), Terry Brown (Cherokee), Doug Cummings - Chairman Emeritus, 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

Staff

Christy Alcox
Co-Director / Director of Development & Administration
Eric Oesch
Co-Director / Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Flo Domer
Administrative Assistant
Virginia Treadway
Volunteer Coordinator