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Executive Leadership

Dr. Shawn Hime joined the Oklahoma State School Boards Association as executive director in 2014, building on a long career of serving schools and students throughout Oklahoma.

Before joining OSSBA, Hime served for six years as superintendent of Enid Public Schools. He also worked as a teacher and administrator in Ardmore Public Schools and other districts.

Hime has a deep background in education at the state level. He’s a former Oklahoma State Department of Education assistant state superintendent, where his responsibilities included the management of the state aid, school financial accounting, school personnel records, transportation, transfers and capital improvement. In addition, he collaborated with state legislators on pending legislation and its impact on public schools.

Hime has received numerous statewide awards, including District 3 Superintendent of the Year from the Oklahoma Association of School Administrators and Administrator of the Year from the Oklahoma School Public Relations Association. He also was selected as a member of the Leadership Oklahoma Class of XIV.

Hime has served on the state Education Department’s Teacher Shortage Task Force, the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust board of directors and numerous other committees. He’s chairman of the Oklahoma Education Coalition.

Hime previously served as chair of the National School Boards Association’s Organization of State Association Executive Directors and as a member of NSBA’s Board of Directors. He has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from East Central University and a doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.


Contact Dr. Hime

shawnh@ossba.org | 888.528.3571

Staff

Anne Beck
Digital Governance Specialist
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Kim Bishop
Staff Attorney
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Dr. Ann Caine
Director of Education Leadership
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Jennifer Carel
Data Management Specialist
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Mong Chia
Executive Assistant
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Tony Childers
Staff Attorney
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David Crane
Receptionist & Job Board Assistant Administrator
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Lisa Deaton
Administrative Assistant for Board Development
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Amber Graham Fitzgerald
Director of Member Engagement
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Dr. Marsha Herron
Director of Student and Organizational Success
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Stephanie Hyder
Director of Executive Search Services & Strategic Initiatives
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Arlene Kostura
Administrative Assistant for Policy Services
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Julie Miller
Deputy Director & General Counsel
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Adam Rogers
Director of Technology Services
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Kelly Ross
Marketing Coordinator
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Tamara Sage
Legal Assistant
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Dr. Joe Siano
Associate Executive Director
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Martha Stewart
Chief Financial Officer
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Kaitie Stout
Communications & Marketing Assistant
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Rooney Virgin
Director of Government Affairs
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Christy Watson
Director of Communications & Marketing
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Samantha Wilson
Legal Assistant
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