Board Members

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Board Members 2019-01-30T02:59:05+00:00
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William D. Lowe (2017-19)

William is the owner of WilLowe Consulting, LLC and is a proud Citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. William attended the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Boarding School and graduated from Eufaula High School in Oklahoma. After high school William served his Country as an Infantryman in the United States Marine Corps for nine years. Once his military service was complete, he attended and graduated from Bacone College where he majored in Business Administration.

William began his professional career at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, OK serving as a membership coordinator. It was there that he found his passion for Native American Non-profit Fundraising and Tourism serving as the Development/ Tourism & Marketing Director. William is credentialed as a Certified Fundraising Manager and a Certified Tourism Industry Specialist through Indiana University-Perdue University Indianapolis. After honing in his skills as a business leader, William served as the Executive Director of the Grand Lake Association in Grove, OK.

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Ethan Beshirs

Ethan Beshirs (2018-20)

Ethan is the IT Commodity Manager/Contracting Officer for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Ethan began his career with Choctaw Nation in 1998, and has spent the better part of his time employed in the IT Department. He is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Choctaw University, and the leadership development program of Choctaw Nation.

Ethan lives in Calera with his wife, Selina, two daughters, Kayla and Lori, and new grandson, Royce. Ethan is a proud member of the Chickasaw Nation. He is a licensed medic and is actively involved in his community. He is a 15 year veteran and current Fire Marshal of the Calera Fire Department.

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Dean Turner (2017-19)

Past President of North Central American Indian Chamber of Commerce of OK (AICCO) for three years. Served on state board AICCO for 9 years. Served on US Army (SF), Past Commander American Legion, Past VFW Commander, All American Commander, Past President of Lions Club, Board Member on Lions Boys Ranch & Foundation, Deacon 1St Christian Church, 32 Mason, Scottish Rite VP Class, York Rite, Shriner, and many boards.

Received 100s of Awards, Melvin Jones Fellowship, Medical Technologist of the Year, and Who’s Who in Business. Owner of Turner Business Consultants (TBC) and EDT Adv. Co. Married to Kay and have 2 Children, Timothy & Tiffany.

Christy Red eagle

Christy Red Eagle (2018 – 20)

Christy RedEagle, a member of the Osage Tribe, serves as the marketing specialist for the Osage Casino. In this role, she creates promotions and implements all marketing activities for Hominy and Pawhuska Osage Casinos.

Christy brings 20 years of gaming experience in the areas of management, marketing and customer service to her current role, which she has held since 2005. Prior to assuming the marketing position with the Osage Casinos, she was the general manager of the Hominy Casino, managing the staff and overseeing all areas of the casino floor. In addition, she previously served as Keetoowah Casino’s assistant general manager and Rocket Gaming’s marketing and sales representative. Christy also brings experience as a budget analyst, as she served in this position for the Cherokee Nation.

Christy is active in several professional organizations. She served as Osage County Tourism secretary and budget analyst, American Indian Chamber of Commerce vice president and Osage Oil and Gas Summit coordinator. In addition, she is a member of the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, Osage County Creative Community and the Native American Church.

Christy has a Bachelor of Science in Leadership Organization with a minor in accounting from Rogers State University.

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