Board of Education

  • Full BOE Photo
    Top Row (left to right): Cary Pirrong, District 3; Carole Thompson, District 1; Gloria Torres, District 6; and Adrian Anderson, District 5.
    Bottom Row (left to right): Lori Bowman, District 2; Paula Lewis, Chairperson; Mark Mann, District 4 and Vice Chair; and Meg McElhaney, District 7.

    Comprised of seven members and a chairperson elected by District patrons, the Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) Board of Education enacts policy; performs appraisals of policies and procedures; approves provisions of financial resources; hires and supervises the superintendent; maintains public relations; and collaborates with the superintendent to identify methods for improving educational programs and District operations, and working with city, county, and state elected officials, and community organizations, on a number of mutually beneficial partnerships and issues potentially impacting the OKCPS Community.

Contact Us

  • Craig Cates
    Director of Board Services
    Board Clerk & Minutes Clerk