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Donna Anderson 

DONNA ANDERSON
President
Cherokee, OK

 

RODNEY DUNKIN
Vice President
Alva, OK

Dunkin earned his Bachelor of Education degree from Northwestern in 1963 after graduating from Barnsdall High School in 1959. 

He and his wife, Cecie, have been married for 25 years, and he has two adult children, Kellie and Ryan, and one grandchild, Cole Ryan Dunkin.

 

KANDEE ALMGREN
Recording Secretary
Alva, OK

Kandee Almgren, a 1995 Northwestern graduate from Alva, is a secondary English teacher and librarian. Her hobbies include reading, attending her students' events and working with the Alpha Sigma Alpha chapter on campus.

Almgren was in the band during her time at Northwestern, and she still remains friends with many former band members. Scholarships allowed her to receive an outstanding education at Northwestern, a place she still feels at home.

 

 

JOHN ALLEN
Secretary/Treasurer
Alva, OK

Allen comes to the Foundation and Alumni Association with over thirty years of experience in global public relations, marketing, government relations and crisis management. Most recently, he was the Director of Public Relations at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  Originally from Hardtner, Kan., Allen earned his Bachelor of Science in Education degree in English/Journalism from Pittsburg State University.  His wife, Dawn, is an adjunct professor of English at Northwestern.

 

BILL BAKER
Greater Enid Alumni Representative

 

JEREMIAH CAMPBELL
Board Member

 

TONY CROUCH
Board Member

 

KELSEY HUNTER
Board Member

 

DARRELL KELTNER
Board Member

 

BRANDON SHERMAN
Board Member

 

TISHA SHIPLEY
Alumni Cheer Representative
Fort Smith, AR

Tisha Shipley, a 2003 graduate of Northwestern. is a former instructor at Northwestern. She completed her doctorate and now serves as director of preschool programs at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. 

She spends her free time shopping, reading and spending time with her family. Her favorite part about attending Northwestern was meeting friends who she still keeps in touch with. "When you attend Northwestern, you are always a person that stands out in a crowd," Shipley said.

 

KAREN STEPHENSON
Greater Woodward Alumni Representative
Woodward, OK

Originally from Mutual, Karen (Borden) Stephenson graduated from Northwestern in 1978 with a major in business education and a minor in vocal music. She now works as a compliance officer at The Stock Exchange Bank in Woodward and as the organist at the First United Methodist Church in Woodward.

Stephenson enjoys reading, singing in the church choir and participating in community theatre and musicals. She currently serves as treasurer for the Northwestern Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross Board of Directors. Her favorite memory of Northwestern is making lifelong friendships and feeling like part of a family.

 

MICKEY STOUT
Athletics Representative

 

SHERRY WARD
Board Member
Pratt, KS

Originally from Alva, Sherry (Cushenbery) Ward graduated from Northwestern in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is currently a nursing instructor and department chair at Pratt Community College in Pratt, Kan. For eight years, she worked at Northwestern as the college health nurse. In her free time, she enjoys reading and hanging out with her husband, two kids and four dogs. Her favorite memories from her college days are working on the Alva ambulance and having fun with the other students in the nursing program, Ward said. 

“NWOSU has always been a part of my life,” she said.

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