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 a.m. at 4300 S. Harvard, unless specifically stated otherwise.

2016 Meeting Dates
June 28 (Meeting and picnic) – View minutes
No meeting in July
August 23 – View agendaView minutes
September 27 – View agenda
No meeting in October
November 22
No meeting in December


Shiela Haynes

Brad Berrett

Virginia Cohlmia
Vice President

Mari Ramsey

Ann Marie Constable

Sharon Bertram
Past President

Board Members Emeritus

  • Mary Frances Edmonds
  • Lee Eslicker
  • Rosemary Harris
  • Don Henderson
  • Paula Huck
  • Liz Ross
  • Dan Schmidt
  • Susan Thomas
  • Alan Weeks


  • Diane Allen
  • Erica Dorwart
  • Jill Jones
  • Barbara Knowlton
  • Becky Lincoln
  • Ann Lowry
  • Katie Mabrey
  • Keith Madden
  • Darcey Moran
  • Laura Nelson
  • Adam Paluka
  • Mark Sanders
  • Stacey Schmidt
  • James Stephens
  • Kari Taylor

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

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