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Charlene Dew Awarded Bartlesville’s Outstanding Non-Profit Leader
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma is honored to announce that Charlene Dew, Bartlesville Area Director, has been named the Outstanding Non-Profit Leader in her community. Congratulations Charlene! Read more here.
VP of Program Operations named OSU-Tulsa ‘Rising Star’
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma’s VP of Program Operations and OSU graduate, Time Gowin, lauded as ‘Rising Star’ for making a difference in young lives. Read the full article here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters in Tulsa unveils new mural
In partnership with Promise Hotels and the Ross Group and created by Clean Hands Army, Big Brothers Big Sisters unveils the newest mural added to the downtown Tulsa landscape. Signifying our new brand and messaging, this mural is meant to inspire people from all over the Tulsa community to join Big Brothers Big Sisters in our mission to empower youth to reach their full potential.
You can visit the mural located at 2nd and Cheyenne in Downtown Tulsa.
Thanksgiving Baskets donated for Big Brothers Big Sisters families
Oklahoma City Thunder player Raymond Felton and Bigs Whitney & Chancey Chaney provided food baskets, turkeys and BIG smiles to our Littles and their families this Thanksgiving!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma welcomes new VP of Program Operations
Tulsa, OK, May 7, 2018 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma is pleased to announce Tim Gowin as the organization’s next Vice President of Program Operations.
“What struck me about Tim was his passion for youth programming, his innovation in meeting emerging needs among his clients and customers and his commitment to excellent results,” said CEO Melissa Ramirez.
Tim brings 16 years of professional nonprofit experience in children and youth programming to Big Brothers Big Sisters. He has spent the majority of his career at Youth Services of Tulsa where he managed four programs. Tim has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Science from Oklahoma State University. His background includes an emphasis on strategic and innovative programming and operations, staff development, client engagement and organizational culture development.
Tim will oversee all aspects of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma’s mentoring programs across its seven sites in the state. This includes volunteer and child enrollment and staff support of matched Bigs and Littles with an emphasis on child safety. Ramirez adds, “BBBSOK staff and volunteers are excited to have Tim join our leadership team to take our program forward in its next chapter. Tim’s passion for programming benefiting our youth and his belief that one-to-one mentoring can change the life of a child for the better, forever, will drive our work for many years.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma welcomes new CEO
Tulsa, OK, January 3, 2018 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma Governing Board of Directors is pleased to announce today Melissa Ramirez as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer beginning January 16. Ramirez will succeed R. Darrell Weaver who is leaving to run for the Oklahoma State Senate. Read the full article here.