Craig Clifford is a professor of biology in the Department of Natural Sciences in the Gregg Wadley College of Science and Health Professions at Northeastern State University. He has been at NSU for 33 years and is planning to retire in May 2019. Craig and his wife, Patsy, live in Tahlequah and both are actively involved in community organizations and activities. They both enjoy small town life and feel that their contributions are important. Craig has been a member of the Tahlequah Kiwanis Club and Tahlequah Community Playhouse for many years. He is currently the president of the Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity board, having served in multiple roles for Habitat over the years.
Vice President: Dana Boren-Boer
Dana Boren-Boer, instructor of Media Studies, received her bachelor's degree in marketing from Metropolitan State University of Denver and her MBA from Northeastern State University. She has 18 years of marketing and advertising experience. This includes owning a successful business in Broken Arrow for eight years and working as the University Marketing Coordinator for eight years prior to accepting a full-time faculty position at NSU. Boren-Boer also serves on the Tahlequah tourism board and serves as the Public Relation Advertising student organization sponsor. Dana and her son Blake enjoy hiking, biking and kayaking in their spare time. Parks, green space and improving the community she lives in is important.
Treasurer: Jeremy Liles
Jeremy Liles is proud to be a life long resident of Tahlequah. Jeremy graduated from Northeastern State University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. He is married to Kathleen Garrett Liles and has two children, Kaylee and Chase. Jeremy attends Carter Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon and a member of the finance and personnel committees. He has worked at the BancFirst in Tahlequah for almost ten years, and loves getting to serve the community daily. Jeremy also works part time with the NSU athletics department doing statistics for a variety of RiverHawk sports. Jeremy is honored to serve on this project, because he wants to make Tahlequah a place his children will want to raise their families.
Secretary: Danielle Morgan
Danielle Morgan moved to Tahlequah 11 years ago from Blanchard, Oklahoma to attend Northeastern State University and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in 2013. She is now working as a case manager for Creoks Behavioral Health Services and enjoys working with her clients outdoors to help them stay active, reduce stress, and cultivate more joy and connection in their lives. Danielle lives with her husband, Robby, three cats and their dog, Maggie. Danielle and Robby recently bought their first home and enjoy taking their dog for walks, hiking at Sparrow Hawk and working around their home together. This project is deeply personal for Danielle and rooted in her passion for Tahlequah. She’s excited about the impact this could have on the community she loves and cares most about.