ServeOK Board of Directors

ServeOK's board of directors represents Christian Churches from all across the greater OKC metro:

                          

Ilinda Jackson

ILinda Jackson, President

Ms. ILinda Jackson is the Founder and CEO of Raising The Standard Transitional Living in Oklahoma City. This ministry provides shelter, food, jobs, and transportation for homeless women and children, as well as those in recovery and those transitioning from prison back into society. Ilinda holds the degrees of a B.A. in Biblical Studies, a B.S. in Organizational Leadership, and a Master's in Applied Behavioral Studies and has applied for her Licensed Professional Counselor Certification.

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Carol Wright, Secretary

Carol and her husband, Dave, have both volunteered for years with Whiz Kids in the past (a tutoring and mentoring program in the inner OKC area) She currently volunteers for the EARC Thrift Shops in Edmond, and the Edmond Rotary Club. She also serves as a volunteer Chaplain for the OSBI (Okla. State Bureau of Investigation). A former Edmond Citizen of the Year, Carol served on staff of the HOPE Center of Edmond for ten years, co-founded the Edmond Human Needs Task Force and is currently associated with many other non-profit groups in Edmond and OKC.

Chad Penner

Chad Penner

Chad began his role as Lead Pastor of Canadian Hills Church of the Nazarene in Yukon, OK on May 20, 2013 where their Mission Statement calls people to BE biblically responsible Christ followers. Prior to moving back to OKC, Chad served a church in Houston, TX for over 11 years. During his time there, he worked to develop partnerships between the church and organizations in the community to provide outlets for the congregation to be the image and likeness of God in tangible ways. His most exciting relationship was created with a public school that the church worked to support in several ways. Canadian Hills is also working to identify and embrace opportunities in the greater Yukon area. Chad and his wife Jen have three boys. Chad did his undergraduate work at Southern Nazarene University and master’s work at Indiana Wesleyan University.

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Jodi Lewis, Vice President

Jodi Lewis is Executive Director of the Francis Tuttle Foundation. She has served on multiple nonprofit boards at the local, county, and statewide levels. Jodi has completed the nationally recognized Standards for Excellence training through the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, and Fundraising for Small Nonprofits training at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. She earned a B.S. in Agribusiness from Oklahoma State University, is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma (Class XXII), and in 2007 was named one of OKCBusiness' "Forty Under 40". Jodi, her husband David, and their two sons live in Edmond. 

Daniel Yunker

Daniel Yunker, Treasurer

Daniel Yunker serves as the Strategic Planning Analyst at Kimray, Inc. Yunker is responsible for analyzing and developing growth strategies in order to reach the organization's long-term business goals. Previously, Yunker served as the Communications Manager for Kimray, Facilities Project Manager for Dell, Inc. and a Project Manager for D-Tabb Associates.

Yunker earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University and is obtaining his MBA from the University of Oklahoma. Yunker served as the Procurement Chairman for the OKC Memorial Marathon and serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium. He is a board member of ServeOK, a non-profit organization connecting the community to the needs of Oklahoma since 2007. He is also a member of Young Professionals in Energy, Edmond Young Professionals and a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City.

His interests include tennis, hiking, traveling, scuba diving and Thunder basketball. With a passion for helping others, Yunker volunteers with his church and many organizations throughout Oklahoma City.