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Deidra Kirtley

Executive Director

In my position as executive director, I work with the board of directors in leading the organization in financial growth, long-range planning, community relations and overall administration in accordance with the Resonance mission. I received my undergraduate degree from OSU and completed graduate work at the University of Oklahoma. I love coming to work each day and hearing the laughter of our clients spilling into my office; it serves as a constant reminder that our clients are on the road to success when they are happy and engaging in our services.

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Debbie Gordon

Development Director

As development director, I educate others about Resonance and gather supporters for our cause. I am an OSU graduate with a sales management background. I love it when I can help others see how strong our clients really are.

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Teresa Williams

Clinical Director, LPC, LADC, State-certified ADSAC Assessor

As clinical director, I provide supervision for the clinical staff, facilitate group and individual counseling, ensure quality outcomes through evidenced based practices, and maintain rapport with community partners to help coordinate the best care possible for our clients. The most rewarding aspect of working here is witnessing lives transformed through treatment. I received a bachelor’s degree in English from Dillard University and a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations.

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Cathy Hodges

Reentry Director, LMSW, State-certified ADSAC Assessor/Facilitator

I work with women reentering our communities after incarceration. I coordinate our Choosing to Change program at Turley Residential Center, teaching the women a variety of skills in relapse prevention, health and wellness, job readiness and education,enabling them to become well-rounded individuals able to successfully integrate back into society.
I received an associate degree in Education from TCC in 2010, completing a Bachelor of Social Work at Northeastern State University in 2012 and a Masters of Social Work in 2014 from the University of Oklahoma. I began working in social services in 1999, first as a volunteer, then as a case manager serving people dealing with HIV/AIDS. Since that time I have worked with people struggling with addictions and mental health disorders.

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I maintain all financial records and budgets for the agency.
I feel so fortunate to be a part of an organization that is impacting lives everyday. What a wonderful group of women to work with and for.

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Bonnie Brazwell

Therapist, LADC, State-certified ADSAC Assessor/Facilitator

Upon my retirement from American Airlines after 21 years of service, I am now fulfilling one of my life goals–the goal of helping others. I have been in the counseling field for eight years. I received a BS in Organizational Leadership, an MS in Business and an MA in counseling from Southern Nazarene University. The best part of my job is seeing the transformation clients make in their lives. It is a privilege to work with the clients we serve at Resonance and the entire Resonance staff.

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Manager, Take 2: A Resonance Cafe

Amber Cox

Therapist, LPC, LADC Candidate

As a therapist, I provide individual and group counseling to help women cope with the struggles of addiction by identifying and utilizing their individual strengths. It is my goal to foster an environment of hope and support for clients to use as a springboard for personal growth throughout their journey of recovery. I received a bachelor’s degree in English from Oral Roberts University and a master’s degree in Counseling from Northeastern State University.

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Assistant Manager, Take 2: A Resonance Cafe

Hazel Green

Mentor Coordinator

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Darla Parris

Clinical Records Administrator

I oversee and maintain records for our Resonance Clients. I love helping others and being a part of what Resonance stands for.

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Jerra Rhea

Reentry Program Case Manager, BHCMII

I work as a Case Manager for women reentering our communities after incarceration, linking the clients with resources in their area, including employment, housing, education, financial support, and basic needs. I am a certified Behavioral Health Case Manager II with a Bachelors in Social Work from NSU, hoping to complete the Master’s Program for Social Work at the University of Oklahoma in the near future. I love working with the women at Resonance and find my work to be extremely rewarding and humbling.

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Anessa Steidley

Executive/Development Assistant

I support the administrative functions of the Executive Director and Development Director. I enjoy applying my previous logistics and hospitality management background to effectively respond to agency challenges.

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Debbie Wright-Burns

Therapist, LPC Candidate, BHCMII, BHRS

I am an LPC Candidate, and a Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager II, trained as a Certified Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Specialist practicing in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As an LPC Candidate, I lead education groups that focus on promoting the 12-step recovery model, but I am also well-versed in 12-step alternatives. I love to serve as an advocate for not only my clients but also organizations that promote and believe in recovery. I am a lifelong learner and am happy to work for one of Tulsa’s best out-patient treatment centers.

Board of Directors

Robert A. Curry, President
Conner & Winters

Ashley Parrish, President-Elect
Scene Section Editor
Tulsa World/Tulsa Magazine

Christie Little,Treasurer
Director of Assurance Operations
Hogan Taylor, LLP

Nicole Watts, Secretary
Director, Civil Engineering
KKT Architects

Dustin Bohard

Megan Cordle
Alliance Resource Partners, LP

Meredith Curnutte
Curnutte Law, PLLC

Keri Gross
Blue Cross Blue Shield

Janet Huber
Bank of Oklahoma

Joanna Jeffries
Tulsa Chamber of Commerce

Jenny Lizama
Big Brothers Big Sisters

Rebecca Marks-Jimerson

Whitney Mathews
Community Volunteer

Camenae Patrick
Stinnett & Associates

Leanna Reeder
Cherokee Nation Businesses

Vic Regalado
Tulsa County Sheriff

Mary Jo Sartain
Community Volunteer

Mary P. Walker
Community Volunteer

Caroline Wall
Tulsa County District Judge

Lauren King

Victoria Hui

Advisory Council

Lauren Avery, Chair
Mint Dental

Barbara Bannon
Human Resources Investments

Amy Berry England
The University of Tulsa

Eric Bohne
Security Bank

Ken Brune
Brune Law Firm

Connie Doverspike
Community Volunteer

Zee DuPree
Community Volunteer

Ruth Ann Fate
Tulsa Public Schools – Board

Lynn Flinn
The Rowland Group

Helen Jo Hardwick
Community Volunteer

David Hogan
Hogan Taylor, LLP

Bruce Jones
ClearRidge Advisors, LLC

Phil Lakin
Tulsa Community Foundation

Mary Anne Lewis, Ed. D.
Private Practice

Cari Marshall
CMCi Consultants, LLC

Jennifer Palmer
Jemoca, LLC

June Patton
L&M Office Furniture

Dr. JoAnn Ryan
OSU Osteopathic Hospital

Pat Samuels
Community Volunteer

Bud Sartain
Hogan Taylor, LLP

Sandra Thomas
Bank of Oklahoma

Shagah Zakerion