Dedicated citizens with a proven record of success.


The Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation Board is comprised of dedicated parents, business leaders, former teachers, and community members who have a passion for supporting quality education for our community. Each board member dedicates themselves to actively serve on various committees for a three-year term.




Sharon Whelpley - President
Retired BAPS Teacher

Jim Beavers - Vice President
The Arrow Group 

Jimmy Tygart - Treasurer
Clunn, Tygart & Company CPA, PC

Hazel Koehler - Secretary
Retired BAPS Teacher


At-Large Directors


Corey Bates
RCB Bank

Beau Buchanan
Deloitte, LLP

Frankie Catlett

Carla Crow
Retired BAPS Teacher

Jeni Dolan
Operation Aware of Oklahoma

Delbert Frieze
Retired Attorney

Connie Frieze
Retired BAPS Admin

Brett James
Edward Jones

Amanda Grace
BAPS Parent

Karen Lawless
First United Methodist

Eric Lopp
Crossland Construction

Paige Miller
First National Bank & Trust Company

Russell Peterson
Russell D Peterson & Associates

Leslie Purcell
Former BAPS Teacher

Cooper Rash
AVB Bank

Theresa Sallee
BAPS Parent

Steve Schooley
Central Bank of Oklahoma

Georgia Steele
Retired TTCU

Nick Spriggs
GH2 Architects

Andy Truman
Jackie Cooper Imports

Doug Vangilder
AVB Bank

Alison Verret
McAfee & Taft

Kamara Washington
BAPS Parent

Angie Whitlock
BAPS Parent

Tonya Wolfe-Bell
BAPS Parent


Debra Wimpee
City of Broken Arrow Representative

Associate Directors

Jane York
BA PTA Council
BAPS Secondary PTA

Charla Lane
BAPS Elementary PTA


Advisory Positions


Chuck Perry
Broken Arrow Public Schools
Advisory Director

Bruce Schutte
The Arrow Group
Advisory Member

Charlie Hannema
Broken Arrow Public Schools
Advisory Director

Joe Robson
The Robson Companies
Advisory Member

Gina Rackley
BA Education Association
Advisory Director