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Tracey Lyall has been the executive director of DVIS in Tulsa, Okla. since May 2007. Lyall holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Tulsa in psychology, as well as a master of social work from the University of Oklahoma and is a licensed social worker (LSW). Lyall brings over 20 years supervision and management experience to DVIS.

Prior to her employment as the DVIS executive director, she served as the executive director of the Salvation Army Center of Hope, a nonprofit organization that offers emergency shelter, emergency financial assistance and transitional housing programs for homeless individuals and families, a position she has held since 2000.  In the 1990s, she served DVIS as an advocate, counselor and transitional living coordinator.

Tracey is involved in the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Steering Committee and Personnel Chair, the Child Protection Coalition Steering Committee and the Family Safety Center Operations Committee.

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Board meetings are generally held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at 4300 S. Harvard, unless specifically stated otherwise.

2014-15 Meeting Dates
Aug. 26
Sept. 23
No meeting in October
Nov. 18 (3rd Tuesday)
No meeting in December
Jan. 27
Feb. 23
No meeting in March
April 28
May 19 (3rd Tuesday)
June 23 (Meeting and picnic – TBD)


James Morris

Sharon Bertram

Virginia Cohlmia
Vice President

Shiela Haynes

Jamey Webb

Susan Thomas
Past President

Board Members Emeritus

  • Lee Eslicker
  • Paula Huck
  • Laura Nelson
  • Liz Ross
  • Dan Schmidt
  • Alan Weeks


  • Diane Allen
  • Rachel Anderson
  • Ann-Marie Constable
  • Erica Dorwart
  • Mary Frances Edmonds
  • Rosemary Harris
  • Don Henderson
  • Paula Huck
  • Stephanie Jackson
  • Chris Keller
  • Becky Lincoln
  • Katie Mabrey
  • Laura Neal
  • Mark Sanders
  • Stacey Schmidt
  • Kari Taylor
  • Andrew Warren

DVIS Advisory Board

  • Pat Bailey
  • Mary Ellen Bridwell
  • Patty Cappy
  • Bryan Close
  • Dee Jakubowski
  • Marilyn Keller
  • Bill Knight
  • Paula Marshall
  • Al and Ruth Sowards
  • John Strong, Jr.
  • Barbara Thornton
  • Steve Turnbo
  • Donna Witt

DVIS Associate Board

  • Jack Beesley, president
  • Misti Center
  • Melissa Darby
  • Lisa Frein
  • Katie Lieberman
  • Katie Mabrey
  • Charity Marcus
  • Sarah McKinney
  • Justin Meek
  • Madelyn Randolph
  • Damon Roberts