2019-2021 Board

 

Noël Freeman, SCMP
President / VP Special Events – Tulsa, OK

Employee: T.D. Williamson

president@iabctulsa.com

Noël is proud to be on the marketing and communications team at T.D. Williamson. She has 15 years of experience in various areas such as business development, project management, client satisfaction, marketing strategy, web development, graphic design, media relations, and digital marketing. Noël joined IABC Tulsa in 2017 as the Co-VP of Professional Development and is now serving as the Board President.

Noël became a Tulsa resident in 2016, after relocating from New Mexico. She and her husband Matt (a Colorado transplant), enjoy outdoor activities and adventure with their two little boys, Rylan 13 and Kaynen 10 and boy #3 on the way coming in July 2021. 

Abigail Loveall

Vice President of Finance – Bentonville, AR
President Elect (2021-2023 term)

Employee: Walmart

finance@iabctulsa.com

Abigail is a communications manager for the Global Office of Culture, Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) for Walmart, primarily responsible for graphic design and communications for CDI. Within Walmart, the Global Office of Culture, Diversity and Inclusion’s mission is to create an inclusive culture for all associates who work at Walmart, as well as customers in the store. Originally from Kansas City, Mo., Abigail joined Walmart in 2013 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri. She currently lives in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Becky Carver, SCMP
Co-Vice President of Professional Development – Tulsa, OK

Employee: ONEOK

professionaldevelopment@iabctulsa.com

Becky is a supervisor of communications at ONEOK, primarily responsible for internal communications. Prior to joining ONEOK in 2014, she worked at Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma as a communications specialist. She has been an IABC member since 2014 and board member since 2017. Originally from Bartlesville, Becky earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Oklahoma State University. She enjoys traveling and experiencing the birthplaces of food; visiting national parks; and hanging out with her husband Todd and pup Tux.

Jennifer Rector, SCMP
Co-Vice President of Professional Development – Tulsa, OK

Employee: Georgia Pacific

professionaldevelopment@iabctulsa.com

Jennifer has spent the past 15 years working in professional communication roles from internal communications to media relations and advertising – focused mostly in manufacturing and the energy industry. In her current role, she is responsible for public affairs and community investment for Georgia-Pacific based in Muskogee. Jennifer holds a Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership at Gonzaga University and is certified through the GCCC as a Strategic Communications Management Professional. As an IABC board member she currently represents the region on the GCCC certification exam committee. Outside of IABC, she also devotes time to advocating for higher education of Native American students and sits on the JOM board for Liberty Public Schools along with the Muskogee Junior Achievement committee. She grew up in Oklahoma and enjoys spending time with her husband, Jesse and two boys – Cael and Rigby.

Casey Smith
Co-Vice President of Communications – Tulsa, OK

Employee: ONEOK

iabctulsa@gmail.com

Casey works in the Investor Relations department at ONEOK with responsibilities focused on the company’s Corporate Sustainability Report and related Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosures. She previously worked in the communications department at SemGroup and as a reporter at the Tulsa World covering the energy industry and other news. A Dallas native, Casey attended college at the University of Missouri where she studied reporting and data journalism.

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Co-Vice President of Communications – Bentonville, AR

Employee: Walmart

iabctulsa@gmail.com

Justis (He, Him, His) is a Project Specialist for the Global Office of Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (CDEI) at Walmart where he is primarily responsible for digital strategy & storytelling, social media and communications support. Originally from Oklahoma City, OK, Justis graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas where he earned his degree in Marketing with a focus on Social Media. Currently residing in Bentonville, AR, Justis utilizes his free time to create physical and digital art with the goal of being featured in Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Ashley Cleveland
Vice President of Awards – Tulsa, OK

Employee: ONE Gas

awards@iabctulsa.com

Ashley is a senior communications consultant at ONE Gas, responsible for supporting customer communications and various initiatives within the company. She joined ONE Gas in 2016, previously serving in communications roles for ONEOK, the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and James Lee Witt Associates. Ashley has been a member of IABC since 2011. She attended Oklahoma State University where she earned a degree in Journalism. Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, Patrick, and their two dogs, Jackson and Charlie.

Lainie Harber
Vice President of Membership – Tulsa, OK

Employee: Jacobs

membership@iabctulsa.com

Lainie has been an IABC member since 2018 and truly values the expertise and commitment of the organization. Lainie is a Kansas girl and earned her Masters of Journalism and Strategic Communication from the University of Kansas in 2013. In her spare time, Lainie likes to travel, cook and have adventures with her husband, Scott, and their Australian Shepherd, Marlow.

 
Audrey Ruark
Secretary – Stillwater, OK

Employee: Oklahoma Tax Commission

iabctulsa@gmail.com

After receiving her degree in Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University, Audrey began her first year as masters student in the Fire and Emergency Management program at Oklahoma State University. She loves all things graphic design and crisis communication. After recently achieving victory as a political campaign manager, Audrey has been enjoying her new found free time by going on hikes, knitting blankets, and spending time with friends and family. 

Monica Johnson
Member At Large – Tulsa, OK

Employee: TTCU

Monica is grateful for IABC Tulsa’s commitment to connecting and inspiring professional communicators! She works at TTCU Federal Credit Union where she helps with communications and employee experience. Originally from the Tulsa-area, she completed an M.S. in Mass Communication from Oklahoma State University and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. Prior to joining TTCU, she worked at a start-up in Northwest Arkansas. A couple of her favorite hobbies include running and attending concerts.