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Chamber Staff & Board of Directors

Staff:

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Tracy Caulfield, IOM - President & CEO - Cushing Chamber of Commerce

Tracy serves as the President & CEO of the Cushing Chamber of Commerce and has been with the Cushing Chamber since 2013.  She sits on the Board at an advisory role for the Board and as an Ex-Officio, reporting on the Cushing Chamber and on the Cushing Chamber Foundation for Progress 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization.

She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a bachelor of Arts majoring in History. In 2018, she earned her Nonprofit Organizational Management (IOM) certification from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation,  a 4-year Chamber Management certification program. She also earned a Chamber Management Certification from the Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Executives Association (OCCE) Chamber Management Institute in 2020, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for OCCE, serving on their Executive Board as 2024 Chair Elect. Tracy was recently awarded the 2023 Oklahoma Chamber Executive of the Year Award from OCCE. 

Tracy and her husband Jimmy have been married for 22 years and share a son, Skyler, who is a graduate from Cushing High School and is currently a Sophomore at Oklahoma State University. Tracy and her family have lived in Cushing for over 25+ years. Tracy is passionate in helping to develop Cushing into being the best place to live, work, and do business.  

Have a question about the Cushing Chamber or need help for your business?  Contact Tracy at: 

CCoC Office #: 918-225-2400 - Call or text Cell #:  918-629-7045 - Email:  Tracy@Cushingchamber.org

Or Stop by the CCoC office at:  1301 E. Main St. Cushing, OK

- Treasa White, Administrative Assistant/Billing Coordinator

 

Board of Directors:

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Dana Cramer, Broker/Owner Century 21 Millenium - 2024 Board Chair

Dana has been with Century 21 Jolley Realty as a Realtor since 2015. In October 2020, she purchased the company and became the new Broker/Owner of Century 21 Millennium. She n a resident of Cushing since 2011, moving here from Oklahoma City. I have 5 grown children, and am a proud Gigi to13 grandkids so far. I love being involved in the community, as I feel it serves my clients wellbeing a local expert in the buying and selling process. The chamber has been an amazing avenue to be involved, get to know other business professionals in town and have an opportunity to greet the new families coming to our community. I also own Serendipity Properties, LLC providing quality rental properties in Cushing, as well as A-Z Property Management, LLC, providing property management for other rental properties in the area.

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Nick Naifeh, Universal Surveying and Mapping - 2024 Past Chair

NIck is with Universal Surveying and Mapping. Being a member, Nick says,  helps keep them connected to the rest of Cushing and the surrounding area. When asked why he accepted being on the Chamber Board, he stated " I joined the Cushing Chamber Board of Directors in 2018 to help give back to the Chamber. I enjoy being a part of the decision-making process that helps keep Cushing moving forward."

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Nancy Overton, Asst. Campus Director-Central Tech Drumright Campus - 2024 Board Chair-Elect

Nancy is the Central Tech Assistant Campus Director at the Drumright, OK Campus. Nancy and her family have worked and lived in the Cushing/Ripley/Drumright community for over 20 years. Her and her husband Robert have two beautiful, 15-year-old twin daughters, Kendyl and Carolyn Overton. Nancy has worked at Central Tech for approximately thirteen (13) years in various capacities, serving schools, businesses, and industries throughout our district, in an effort to produce a highly skilled and successful workforce. Central Tech believes in and values the work the Cushing Chamber does for the business and community members of Cushing. When asked about her volunteer work on the Chamber Board, Nancy responded: "I truly appreciate serving on the Cushing Chamber Board. It allows me to learn and develop a greater understanding of the business community and it's needs."

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Don Huckabay, Owner/Operator-Dove Properties - 2024 Board Vice Chair Finance

Don is the Owner of DOVE Construction & DOVE Custom Cabinetry in Cushing. He is married to Verna Huckabay, they have 2 adult children, 2 adult bonus children and 2 grandchildren. He has been in business for 7 years in the construction part of the business and 2 years in the cabinet shop. Don joined the Chamber to be more involved in the city's activities, to be able to network with other businesses and have more business recognition. When asked why he accepted a seat on the Chamber Board, he stated "It is important to me to be on the Board of Directors to be part of the Chamber's decision-making, to be more informed, and to help the city's businesses to prosper. This is my first year serving on the board and I am looking forward to being a part of something I believe to be very helpful to our city's businesses."

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Cash Maitlen, President - VMI, Inc. - 2024 Board Vice Chair Program of Work 

Cash is the President of VMI, Inc; a dredging equipment manufacturer located in Cushing since 1989.  Cash grew up in Cushing and is now a 3rd generation family member to oversee the company.  He has gained thorough knowledge of engineering and manufacturing through his experiences with heavy equipment design, manufacturing, and use while also collaborating with other top manufacturers.  He and his wife, Melissa, have two kids who are active in sports and the community.  Cash believes it is important to be a part of the community to which he is involved and give back when he can.  Being a board member not only helps serve part of that duty but allows him to contribute to Cushing’s future while helping one another.  Cash is proud to be a part of Cushing’s progressive movement forward and great leadership team.

 

 

Jonathon Tinnie

Jonathan Tinnie, Sales Rep. Hard Hat Safety & Glove/Owner, Golden Reflections & DJ Express

Jonathan is the Cushing area sales representative for Hard Hat Safety and Glove in Tulsa; he is also the owner of Golden Reflections & DJ Express entertainment business in Cushing.  Jonathan is from Cushing and a graduate class of 1993. He is married to Sarah Tinnie and together they have a son, Preston Tinnie. He has been with Hard Hat for 3.5 years. Jonathan also helps take care of day-to-day operations at the store. He enjoys being on the board to help promote the quality of life and businesses in Cushing and be part of a strong organization that helps to that every day!

 

Gary Harmon, E&I Tech, Plains All-American Pipeline

 

Dr. Colm McCauley, Medical Physician, Cushing Family Practice - Stillwater Medical Center

Brian Porter. Market President Blue Sky Bank - Blue Sky Bank

 

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James Austin, Executive Director - Love INC. of Greater Cushing

James Austin has been married to his best friend, Shelly, ever since moving to Cushing 8 years ago. Together, they are raising five amazing young ladies. James was hired as the Executive Director of Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) about five years ago. In that time, Love INC has proven itself indispensable to the community. Its partnerships with local businesses and churches of many denominations have transformed the way families in need receive assistance all across our great city. Love INC has also initiated multiple adult education programs to help families not only survive but thrive. By joining the CCoC board, James hopes to remind our community that we are truly better together when we serve one another with the love of Christ.

 

Kimberly Sullivan, Asst. Chief of Security - CoreCivic/Cimmaron Correctional Facility

 

Jesse Roberts, Blackwell/Cushing Operations Supervisor - Summit Utilities

 

Board Ex-Officio's:

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City Manager Terry Brannon, City of Cushing-City Government

 

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Economic Director Bruce Johnson, Cushing Economic Development Foundation

Bruce is the Director of the Cushing Economic Development Foundation. Bruce Johnson works closely with business leaders, entrepreneurs, the City of Cushing Industrial Authority, the Chamber of Commerce, civic organizations, and others to promote opportunity and stimulate economic growth in Cushing. He is in part responsible for business and industry recruitment and retention, as well as developing programs and initiatives to improve the economic well-being of Cushing and its citizens. He has been married to his wife Katie for nearly 20 years, and they have two daughters, Atala and Morgan. He earned a Bachelor’s of Political Science from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., and Masters of Public Administration from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

 

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Superintendent Dr. Melissa Amon, Cushing Public Schools

Dr. Melissa Amon is the Superintendent of Cushing Public Schools and is a proud product of the Cushing Public School system, she graduated with the Cushing High School class of 1991. Dr. Amon obtained her bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Oklahoma State University, a master’s degree from Northeastern State University in school administration, and a doctorate from the University of Oklahoma in educational administration, curriculum, and supervision. Dr. Amon has served in many roles for Cushing Public Schools over her 24 year-long career, including as a teacher, building administrator, and district level administrator. She currently lives in Cushing with her husband, Dr. Don Amon. They have two grown children. Zach, who currently lives and works in Tulsa and Zane who currently lives and works in Edmond. Dr. Amon is proud to be a member of the Cushing Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and sees it as an opportunity to continue to help develop and grow the community that she loves.

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Robert Williamson, Sac & Fox Nation

 

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