Leadership Oklahoma Honors Distinguished Leader
"Leadership Oklahoma (LOK) is honoring Dr. Joe Alexander with the Distinguished Leadership Award"
Oklahoma City, Okla. —Leadership Oklahoma (LOK) is honoring Dr. Joe Alexander with the Distinguished Leadership Award during the 2018 All Class Reunion dinner and networking event at White Barn Estates in Stillwater on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The two-day event is September 20-21, 2018 highlighting the local treasures in the Stillwater area, the All Class Reunion – Step Right Up to Leadership Oklahoma’s Under the Big Top, then the forum, Democracy – The Greatest Show on Earth, where attendees will hear from candidates in five statewide races: Attorney General, Governor, Lt. Governor, State Superintendent and State Treasurer.
“Each year, Leadership Oklahoma is proud to recognize an individual whose contributions to the organization have made a significant difference,” said Marion Paden, Ed.D., President and CEO of Leadership Oklahoma. “We are privileged and grateful to honor them for their efforts to promote and support the vision of LOK, their involvement and participation with the members and finally the commitment of their unique talents and resources to strengthen the organization.”
A member of Class XII, Joe has been active with LOK even before successfully completing the program in 1998. He served on the Leadership Oklahoma Board of Directors for four years, co-chaired the Stillwater planning committee for the adult program and chaired the Stillwater recruitment committee for over twenty-two years and has been active with the adult planning committee the last few years. He has served on a number of LOK event planning committees over the years, including a behind-the-scenes event on the impact of the horse racing industry in Oklahoma, and most recently, is serving on the adult program curriculum committee. His service to Leadership Oklahoma is unprecedented and is a living example of our vision: Oklahoma leaders making Oklahoma the leader. Joe has promoted and supported the vision of LOK by offering his time and talents to further the impact of LOK across Oklahoma and beyond. He brings passion and longevity to the organization and has spent countless hours making sure LOK is the best it can be and serves its mission.
Recent past recipients of the Distinguished Leadership Award are Michele Campbell of Durant, Bruce Benbrook of Woodward, Joe Moran III of Tulsa, Sam Combs III of Tulsa, Rhonda Hooper of Oklahoma City, Michelle Finch-Walker of Broken Bow and Cristy Morrison of Stillwater.
Leadership Oklahoma is a statewide organization with 1578 graduates from 174 communities whose mission is to create, inspire and support a dynamic network of leaders whose increased awareness and commitment to service will energize Oklahomans to shape Oklahoma’s future. For more information on Leadership Oklahoma or the September 20-21, 2018 Step Right Up to Leadership Oklahoma’s Under the Big Top event, visit www.leadershipoklahoma.com.