Board Of Directors

About

PKM BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND ADVISORS

The PKM Board promotes, supports, and enhances the vision and mission of PKM Ministry and seeks opportunities to grow and sustain the ministry.

The Board is comprised of committed individuals from many different walks of life. Each member has their own unique set of skills and talents which they bring to the operations of PKM. They have all come together to support the mission and vision of Petra Kids Ministries.

Board members serve without pay to enable the best use of funds for the organization. An Advisory Board has also been put in place to bring in additional knowledge, skills and abilities to support the organization.

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Petra Otee Mangesho

Petra Otee Mangesho is the Founder and Executive Director of Petra Kids Ministries. Orphaned at age five in Aduku, Uganda,...

Petra Otee Mangesho

Petra Otee Mangesho is the Founder and Executive Director of Petra Kids Ministries. Orphaned at age five in Aduku, Uganda, by the grace of God, is a woman with impeccable character. She is a leader, teacher, administrator and a full-time social worker. However, she has not forgotten the children of her native country Uganda.

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Allan Kanyeki

Allan Kanyeki is the Executive Director / Owner at Simba International Trucking LLC in Tulsa Oklahoma. Allan brings wide-ranging expertise...

Allan Kanyeki

Allan Kanyeki is the Executive Director / Owner at Simba International Trucking LLC in Tulsa Oklahoma. Allan brings wide-ranging expertise to his role as Board member at PKM. Allan has played major roles in directing major sponsorship and other partnering initiatives at PKM.

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Dionna Schooley

Dionna Schooley was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is married with three children. Dionna‘s passion for children is what drives...

Dionna Schooley

Dionna Schooley was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is married with three children. Dionna‘s passion for children is what drives her work both at First Presbyterian Church and PKM.

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Elisa Mangesho

Elisa Mangesho serves as a Deacon at First Presbyterian Church and works full time as a Manager at Mother Nature’s...

Elisa Mangesho

Elisa Mangesho serves as a Deacon at First Presbyterian Church and works full time as a Manager at Mother Nature’s Pest Control in Tulsa OK. He is also the Founder of Divine Connections Ministries Inc. Together with his wife Petra and their three children, service is the main theme in their home.

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Jan Creveling

Jan Creveling has over 40 years of local, regional, and national volunteer experience in organizations focusing on child welfare, family...

Jan Creveling

Jan Creveling has over 40 years of local, regional, and national volunteer experience in organizations focusing on child welfare, family support, and education. She worked at the Community Service Council for 30 years before retiring as the Director of Community Schools. Jan was drawn to the Board because of the commitment and passion Petra has for the children in Uganda and her dream of building Christian schools for students.

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Jane Wright

Jane Wright is married with two sons. She is a psychotherapist with a private practice in mental health and addiction....

Jane Wright

Jane Wright is married with two sons. She is a psychotherapist with a private practice in mental health and addiction. She is a long time member and former Elder of First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa. Currently she is serving as Board Chair for PKM.

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Joe Land

Joe Land works as a sales associate for McGraw Realtors. He tries to do what the Lord asks of him...

Joe Land

Joe Land works as a sales associate for McGraw Realtors. He tries to do what the Lord asks of him each and every day. “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things which thou knows not.” Jeremiah 33:3 KJV. The memory of his parents is what drives him.

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Karen McMillan

Karen McMillan is the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Phillips Theological Seminary. She currently is serving as Treasurer...

Karen McMillan

Karen McMillan is the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Phillips Theological Seminary. She currently is serving as Treasurer for the PKM Board and works diligently to see that the needs of the children, teachers and the community at Petra Christian School are being met.

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Mary Putnam

Mary Putnam holds a very long time passion for the orphans of Africa. Having lived in Africa for a season,...

Mary Putnam

Mary Putnam holds a very long time passion for the orphans of Africa. Having lived in Africa for a season, she has a strong appreciation for the effort required to make headway in bringing solutions. Mary’s background in information technology provides her with strong logic, project planning and troubleshooting skills. Her years of experience as a business owner provide her with great people skills.

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Shari Tidwell

Shari has been a member of First Presybeterian Church - Tulsa since 1993. She currently serves on the Intercessors’ Guild...

Shari Tidwell

Shari has been a member of First Presybeterian Church – Tulsa since 1993. She currently serves on the Intercessors’ Guild at her church. She has
served on the PKM banquet committee and volunteered for the past 3 years.
Shari lives in Tulsa with her husband Michael. Together, they have four children and six grand children

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STEPHEN WRIGHT

Steve Wright is married with two sons. He is Chairman of Prosperity Bank in Tulsa. He is a member of...

STEPHEN WRIGHT

Steve Wright is married with two sons. He is Chairman of Prosperity Bank in Tulsa. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa where he has served as Deacon and Trustee. He has served as President of many local nonprofit boards and is currently Chair of the Development Committee for PKM.

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If you have the gift of time to help with tasks such as light office work, supporting our banquet committee, and other needs which occur from time to time, we welcome your participation. Please click the Become A Volunteer button to explore how your talents and our requirements can fit together.
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