Tracey LyallTracey 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.

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

2016 Meeting Dates
No meeting in March
April 26
May 24
June 28 (Meeting and picnic – TBD)


Sharon Bertram

Shiela Haynes

Virginia Cohlmia
Vice President

Brad Berrett

Jamey Webb

James Morris
Past President

Board Members Emeritus

  • Diane Allen
  • Mary Frances Edmonds
  • Lee Eslicker
  • Rosemary Harris
  • Paula Huck
  • Laura Nelson
  • Liz Ross
  • Dan Schmidt
  • Alan Weeks


  • Rachel Anderson
  • Ann-Marie Constable
  • Erica Dorwart
  • Don Henderson
  • Chris Keller
  • Barbar Knowlton
  • Becky Lincoln
  • Ann Lowry
  • Katie Mabrey
  • Keith Madden
  • Darcey Moran
  • Mari Ramsey
  • Mark Sanders
  • Stacey Schmidt
  • James Stephens
  • Kari Taylor
  • Susan Thomas

DVIS Advisory Board

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

DVIS Associate Board

  • Jack Beesley, president
  • Misti Center
  • Melissa Darby
  • Lisa Frein
  • Andrea Gentis
  • Katie Hackett
  • Billie Hunt
  • Katie Lieberman
  • Ann Lowry
  • Katie Mabrey
  • Charity Marcus
  • Meredith Peebles
  • Melissa Perry
  • Corbin Pierce
  • Sarah Regan
  • Damon Roberts
  • Shannon Slagle
  • Ashley Stephenson
  • Madelyn Tackett