Executive Director, (405) 236-0006
Elizabeth Inbody joins the foundation staff in January 2022 as executive director after serving seven years as executive director of the award-winning Jenks Public Schools Foundation. As OFE executive director, she will oversee administration, programming and fundraising. While at the Jenks foundation, Elizabeth completed a five-year STEM learning initiative to fund and support STEM learning labs at six Jenks Public Schools’ sites. She increased the foundation’s funding to Jenks Public Schools by 580 percent and created a strong strategic relationship between the foundation and the Jenks Public Schools’ leadership team, teachers and staff. Previously, Elizabeth previously served as communications and events coordinator for Crosstown Learning Center of Tulsa. She is a past member of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Board of Trustees and has served on its Academic Awards Banquet, Oklahoma School Foundations Network and Executive committees. She currently serves on the Discovery Lab Children’s Museum Board of Directors and is active in the Jenks Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce. Elizabeth is a graduate of Leadership Jenks and Leadership Tulsa. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from the University of Oklahoma.
Executive Assistant, (405) 236-0006
Rachel joined the foundation staff in 1995. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the office, she administers the selection processes for academic awards and early American history teaching activities. Rachel earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in Irish studies from the Catholic University of America.
Director of Communications, (405) 236-0006
Hayley, who oversees the foundation’s communications activities, joined the staff in 2023. She previously served as creative manager of the Travel Promotion Division of the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department and is a former assistant sports editor at The Oklahoman. An Academic All-State alumna, she is a Roland native and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma.
Director of Oklahoma School Foundations Network and Program Specialist, (405) 236-0006
Lauren joined the foundation staff in 2023. She provides training and networking opportunities to Oklahoma school foundation leaders and groups seeking to establish foundations in their communities. In addition, as program specialist, Lauren oversees the foundation’s Boren Mentoring Initiative and is involved in the support and growth of the foundation’s other programs serving teachers and students, including its Teacher Professional Development and Early American History Education programs. Lauren is passionate about creating data supported strategies to produce organizational success and efficiency. She previously served as development coordinator for Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, where she managed grants and development operations for the organization’s $30 million capital campaign. She has also supported development operations for SISU Youth Services and the Homeless Alliance in Oklahoma City. Lauren earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Central Oklahoma.