How do I spend my time outside the office?
Working with non-profit organizations has brought me so much pleasure. Not only do I get to meet such amazing people along the way but I also get the opportunity to support my local community.
Downtown Edmond Business Association
Downtown Edmond Business Association’s mission is to work together with the community and local business owners to preserve, revitalize and promote historic downtown Edmond as a vibrant destination for residents and visitors to eat, work, shop, visit, play and enjoy.
My Role: Reach out to new business opening in around Downtown Edmond and provide them with information on what DEBA could do for them and their business. By being part of the board members I stay current with up to date information with what is happening in Edmond and able to relay the information to anyone that is needing to stay current with local news.
“Special Events Coordinator”
Edmond Fine Arts Institute
The Edmond Fine Arts Institute is the place for creativity and excitement. In 2018, we are celebrating 33 years as Edmond’s nonprofit community arts organization offering educational enrichment for adults and children in visual and performing arts.
My Role: Every first Thursday of the month we have an open gallery exhibit and my job is to help our featured artist get organized and to help them promote their art during the gallery showing. My job is to also coordinate any special events happing at the buildig whether if its a building rental, fashion show, or simply just getting things organized for the teachers. Love…Love…Love my job there and the staff is phenomenal.
Downtown Edmond Arts Festival
The Downtown Edmond Arts Festival is a three day event hosted by the Downtown Edmond Business Association that attracts over 75,000 people to Downtown Edmond. Over 135 artists on display featuring art, sculptures, pottery, mixed media, glass, and live musical performances. This three day juried arts festival is known the world over and attracts people from across the country.
My Role: As part of the Sponsorship Committee my job is to ensure that we find sponsors to help fund the Downtown Edmond Arts Festival.
Standards Business Initiative
Standards Business Initiate is an Oklahoma based networking and referral group offering a structured environment for members to meet, learn, share, and gain business from other members with one physical location at 130 N. Broadway, Edmond, OK 73034.
My Role: Keeps up to date records on all visitor and members. Documents and reports attendance. Receives all new visitor information from inviting members. Corresponds to visitors and invites them to become members.