Board of Education

Chairman: Mr. Michael Brooks-Jimenez, JD
 
Brooks-Jimenez

Senator Michael Brooks is a proud resident of Southwest Oklahoma City.  His family has called South OKC home for four generations.  Michael earned his bachelor's degree from OSU and his Juris Doctorate from the OU College of Law.  Led by his entrepreneurial spirit, he opened Michael Brooks-Jimenez, P.C., in South OKC twenty years ago.  Michael and his wife, Jessica, started their family in Southwest OKC.  Together they are blessed with two wonderful children.  Michael dedicates countless hours every year to the SWOKC community.  He serves as a mentor for OKC students, is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City, and a member of the South OKC Chamber.  Outside of his business and work at the Capitol, Michael continues his community service through his volunteerism for several organizations.  Along with serving as President of the Board of Santa Fe South Charter Schools, his is also a former Board Chair and current member of the Latino Community Development Agency Board of Directors.  He was also named Board member of the year in 2006 by the LCDA.  Other boards include Alliance for Economic Development.  Former Boards include: Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.  The Brooks family attends St. James Catholic Church in South Oklahoma City.

 
Vice President: Dr. William C. Frick
William C. Frick, Ph.D. is the Rainbolt Family Endowed Presidential Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Frick has approximately 14 years of experience as a practitioner in the public schools including building and district-level administration. He is a former 2016-17 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar to the Republic of Georgia and a widely published scholar within the field. A doctoral graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, his research interests include the philosophy of administrative leadership, school system reform within urban municipality revitalization efforts, and broader cultural studies exploring the intersection of identity formation and schooling. He has served in multiple officer and representative roles for local, national, and international professional associations. Currently, he lives in Norman, Oklahoma with his wife and son.
 
Secretary: Mrs. Vicky Primeaux
Vicky Primeaux
For Vicky Primeaux, the South Side of Oklahoma City had always been home. Vicky serves as the director of the Early Childhood Program for Faithworks of the Inner City, a Christian community development agency focused on the Shidler-Wheeler neighborhood in southeast Oklahoma City. She is also a mentor to local teens. Ms. Primeaux is the Economic Development Director for Shidler-Wheeler Community Thrift Store which offers countless opportunities for teens and families within the community. She enjoys having the pleasure of serving as secretary on the board for Santa Fe South and is the mother of two Saints.
 
Member: Kate Sultuska
Kate Sultuska
Kate Sultuska is Absentee Shawnee. She grew up in Oklahoma City and graduated from Oklahoma City Public Schools. She is an alum of the University of Oklahoma and of Teach for America. Kate is a Special Education Teacher at Capitol Hill Middle School, the School Board President for Sovereign Community School, and a proud member of the Teach for America Native Alliance Advisory Council.  
 
 
Member: Lindsey McElvaney
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Lindsey McElvaney is a native of Oklahoma City.  She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. and M.Ed. in Education and was a teacher at Santa Fe South High School from 2003-2011.  She left teaching in 2011 to raise her family.  She has two children, Mia and Max, and is married to Kyle McElvaney, President of IBC Oklahoma.  Lindsey has served on our board since 2014.
 
Jaime Ortiz, a native of South Oklahoma City, is a Commercial Banker for Arvest Bank.  He enjoys helping small and large business owners with their financing needs and helping them reach their business goals.  Prior to this role, he was a Commercial Credit Analyst where he analyezed financial statements, cash flows, and provided risk assessments to loan committees.  Jaime is a Santa Fe South High School graduate and enjoys serving on the board to use his experience in the banking industry to help grow Santa Fe South Schools.  Attending Santa Fe South allowed Jaime to follow his passion for business and the financial markets.  By serving on the board, this allows him to give back to an organization that helps students follow their goals.  After graduating from Santa Fe South, he earned his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Oklahoma.  He is also an honors graduate of Oklahoma Banker's Association School of Banking.  Jaime currently serves as a Finance Committee Member for Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma, Investment Committee Member for the Student Investment Fund of OU Price College of Business, and Board Member for Santa Fe South Schools.  Jaime won a NextGen Under 30 award in the Finance Category in 2017.  He has been married to his wife, Celina, for 7 years and has one daughter, Serina.  Jaime enjoys reading non-fiction books, going to the movie theaters and spending time with his family.
 
Member: Jaime Ortiz
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Jaime Ortiz, a native of South Oklahoma City, is a Commercial Banker for Arvest Bank.  He enjoys helping small and large business owners with their financing needs and helping them reach their business goals.  Prior to this role, he was a Commercial Credit Analyst where he analyezed financial statements, cash flows, and provided risk assessments to loan committees.  Jaime is a Santa Fe South High School graduate and enjoys serving on the board to use his experience in the banking industry to help grow Santa Fe South Schools.  Attending Santa Fe South allowed Jaime to follow his passion for business and the financial markets.  By serving on the board, this allows him to give back to an organization that helps students follow their goals.  After graduating from Santa Fe South, he earned his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Oklahoma.  He is also an honors graduate of Oklahoma Banker's Association School of Banking.  Jaime currently serves as a Finance Committee Member for Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma, Investment Committee Member for the Student Investment Fund of OU Price College of Business, and Board Member for Santa Fe South Schools.  Jaime won a NextGen Under 30 award in the Finance Category in 2017.  He has been married to his wife, Celina, for 7 years and has one daughter, Serina.  Jaime enjoys reading non-fiction books, going to the movie theaters and spending time with his family.
 
Member: Cecilia Morris
I work at Mark Twain Elementary School.  For Smart Start Central Oklahoma. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring all children in Oklahoma county receive the Smart Start they need and deserve.  I first became a board member because Mrs. Barlow asked me. I am interested to be part of kid's lives to this degree.  Education is very important to me, I wanted my kids and all the kids to have all the opportunities that they can get. We do love to be part of Santa Fe South. 
 
August 10th Special Board Meeting
 
Topic: Special Board Meeting - August 10th
Time: Aug 10, 2020 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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