Michael (Mike) Pugliese
Michael (Mike) Pugliese serves as the current OBPVS Board Chair. He was appointed by the Governor to serve as a School member of the OBPVS Board. He does so as the President of Central Oklahoma College in Oklahoma City. Mr. Pugliese previously served as a Commissioner for the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, a U.S. Department of Education-recognized independent accreditor. His Board term runs through July 1, 2028.
Larry Narvaez serves as the current OBPVS Board Co-Chair. Appointed by the Governor to serve as a School member of the OBPVS Board, he does so as an Owner and School Official at the Oklahoma College of Court Reporting in Oklahoma City. Mr. Narvaez knows first hand about the statewide shortage of trained Court Reporters. His Board term runs through July 1, 2027.
Kayla Danyeur was appointed by the Governor to serve as a School member of the OBPVS Board. She is the Manager of Regulatory Operations for Ancora Education in Oklahoma and other States. In the past, Ms. Danyeur served as a Team Leader for multiple ACCSC Accreditor Site Visits (inspections). Her Board term runs through July 1, 2025.
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVE
Kristi Hunt was appointed by the Governor to serve as a Business & Industry representative to the Board. She does so as the Director of Human resources for SSM Health St Anthony in the Seminole & Shawnee area. In her previous career, Ms. Hunt was employed by several OBPVS-licensed Schools that offered healthcare training. Her Board term runs through July 1, 2024.
Teresa Knox was appointed by the Governor to serve as a School member of the OBPVS Board as a School Official with The Church Studio Institute in Tulsa. The Institute is housed within the historic Church Studio. Previously, Ms. Knox founded accredited, multi-discipline Schools licensed by the OBPVS. Currently, she also serves on nonprofit, city, and private board seats. Her OBPVS term runs through July 1, 2026.
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVE
Erin (Starkey) Robin
Erin (Starkey) Robin was appointed by the Governor to represent Business & Industry. She does so in her capacity as a Self-Employed Entrepreneur with offices throughout the Oklahoma City Metro. Ms. Robin brings skills as a project manager to the OBPVS Board, as well as her passion for all venues of education. Her Board term runs through July 1, 2029.
Stephanie Beauchamp Ed.D.
Stephanie Beauchamp, Ed.D., is designated by the Chancellor of the State Regents for Higher Education to serve as the Chancellor's representative to the Board. At the OSRHE in Oklahoma City, Dr. Beauchamp is involved with matters of approving Institutions to offer Degrees, including overseeing State Reciprocity for some out-of-state Schools. Her Board term runs indefinitely.
Justin Lockwood Ed.D.
Justin Lockwood, Ed.D., is designated by the State Director of Career & Technology Education in Stillwater to serve as the Director's representative to the OBPVS Board. Dr. Lockwood is a wearer of a very high number of "hats" for Career Tec. He brings a lot of "where-with-all" and energy to the OBPVS Board. His Board term may run indefinitely.
Unnamed Ex-Officio Designee
VACANT, Designee Position for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction at the State Department of Education with the authority over K to 12th grade Students at Public, Charter, and Virtual Schools. After designation, the OBPVS Board member may serve indefinitely.