We’re excited to announce 9 new members to the Tulsa Opera Board of Directors. Be sure to welcome them to our opera family! Anna Norberg, now Professor Emerita, is a retired J. Donald Feagin Professor of Music at the University of Tulsa School of Music. She also serves on the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra Board. C. Austin Birnie, an Associate at Conner & Winters law firm in Tulsa, represents clients in a variety of industries including banking, energy, real estate and transportation.

Christine McQueen, Director of Bank Operations for BOK Financial in Tulsa, also serves as a board member for Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and as a member of the Tulsa Area United Way Women’s Leadership Council. Kitty Frame, a Realtor at Chinowth & Cohen Realtors in Tulsa, also serves as a member of the President’s Council for Tulsa Opera, and as a Leadership Circle member for Arts Alliance of Tulsa.

Danette Dillon, Worship Arts Pastor at CrossPoint Baptist Church in Bixby, also serves as President of The Guild of Tulsa Opera. Mark Goldman, Product Manager for ECI Software Solutions, has also served as board member for Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, Tulsa Glassblowing Studio and Congregation B’nai Emunah. Roy “Skip” Teel, President of SJM Investments, is a former CEO of MSI Communications. He is also a graduate of The University of Tulsa.

Calvin Moniz, a Phillips 66 Senior Advisor in University Relations and Recruiting, also worked many years for the University of Tulsa. He currently chairs Tulsa’s HUD Community Development Committee. Rev. Michael Jackson, Pastor and Teacher at Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Tulsa, has served as a minister of music at various churches in Oklahoma and Louisiana. He received Tulsa’s Finest Musician Award presented by Greater Union Baptist Church in 2018.