Gina McPherson is a devoted wife to her husband of 22 years, and a mother to two wonderful sons. She currently serves as the Special Programs Manager for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education where she provides oversight for two contracts with the Department of Human Services. She works with the Community College TANF Special Projects and the Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program, which is a scholarship program for eligible child care professionals pursing a credential, certificate or degree in early childhood development. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Environmental Sciences from Oklahoma State University, and a Masters of Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. In her spare time, she enjoys going to band events with her youngest son who is a percussionist and attending OU football games with her husband. Her oldest son is a student at the Southern Methodist University. She is a very proud mother.
Julie Lamb, M.Ed., LPC, is director of the GOALS Program at Redlands Community College in El Reno, OK. Goals provides education, training, academic counseling, supportive services, and job readiness and placement services for low-income students. Julie has supported the advancement of educational equity through her involvement in CTEEC for over 15 years and is a passionate advocate for the success of disadvantaged students.
Trilbya is the EAGLE Instructor and Data Manager (TANF) she also serves as a Title IX Coordinator at Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee, OK. Trilbya is a single mother of one who is devoted to educating, mentoring, and motivating adults students to conquer their fears and overcome setbacks and achieve their goals. Trilbya has been with Gordon Cooper Technology Center for 4 years. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Human Resources and a Master's in Management. She has been involved with CTEEC for 2 years.
Leslie Brown is the Director of the STARS Program at Western Oklahoma State College in Altus, Oklahoma. Leslie has worked with career training advisement, job readiness and job placement since 2006. During many of those years she has served in various roles for OkCTEEC and CTEEC. She is a past president of OkCTEEC and the chairman of Making it Work Day/Breaking Traditions Awards. In addition to Treasurer, she is also on the Public Relations/Marketing Committee for CTEEC. She is a graduate of Western Oklahoma State College and Wayland Baptist University.
This position is currently vacant
Jeana Cole serves as the TANF Work Prep Coordinator for the Project HIRE Program at Tulsa Technology Center. Her goal is to assist TANF clients/students in obtaining career guidance, technical training, employment skills training, job placement and job retention support. She has been with Tulsa Tech for 8 years. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Services from Belhaven University and is currently the secretary for CTEEC.