Our People

Board of Directors

Infant Crisis Services is governed by a volunteer board of directors, each with specific talents and expertise in areas that help to grow and expand the organization and its mission.

Officers

Chair
Kristine Browne
Vice Chair
Kathy Oden-Hall
Treasurer
David Cottrell
Secretary
Cherish Ralls
Board Governance Chair
Ken Howell

Members

Cindy Batt
Jeff Bonney
Michael O. Brown
Katherine Buxton
Kathie Calbone
Carolyn Ann Hansing
Linda Hildebrant
Kyle Impson
Peggy Kates
Joy LaBar
Stacy McGinnis
Jason Osborn
Toni Parks-Payne
Marisa Records
Erik Salazar
Tim Scott
Linda Slawson
Brooke Townsend
Annette White-Klososky

Young Professionals Board

Infant Crisis Services Young Professionals Board is comprised of 26 hard working young adults, each with specific talents and expertise in areas that help to grow and expand the organization and its mission.

This year, our board will host it’s 4th Annual Bingo for Babies Fundraiser. Please email Courtney Thomas for more information about how to contribute to the event or become a sponsor.

Officers

Chairs:
Collins Peck
Callie Athey
Vice Chairs:
Jessica Wills
Secretary:
Hank Johnson
Bingo for Babies Chairs:
Allyson Wolfe
Nash Thomas
Board Liaison:
Erik Salazar

Members

Alexis Burckart
Paul Cason
Lindsey Fry
Bailey Gatewood
Kelsey Gilbert
Baird Harper
Kathleen Krenger
Heidi Lively
Alex Martinez
Phillip Mazaheri
Dr. Scott Melson
Cyndi Munson
Jillian Neville
Charlie Rapp
Brittany Sanger
Rachel Smith
Madelyn Willis
Clark Wilson
Tyler Young

Staff

Miki Farris

Executive Director

Miki Farris is a founder and currently serves as the executive director of Infant Crisis Services, Inc. Prior to this, she was the office manager for Melissa Clements, M.D., a career counselor with Career Management Services and a personnel officer at First National Bank of OKC.

Farris founded Infant Crisis Services in 1984 as a part of a Sunday School project at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Farris is an Oklahoma State University graduate, sustainer in the Junior League of Oklahoma City, board member and past president of the Alumni Board of Leadership OKC, member of the Kiwanis Club of OKC, member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni and an active member of the United Methodist Church of the Servant. She is married to Jim Farris and has three daughters and one son: Jacquelyn age 30, Abbey age 29, Ally age 28 and Josh age 26.

Jo Lynne Jones

Director of Development and Communications

Jo Lynne Jones is in her fifteenth year at Infant Crisis Services. She is responsible for the financial development of the agency as well as all internal and external communications. She designs and implements organization-wide fundraising activities and events working closely with the Resource Development Committee of the board. She also oversees all communications and public relations efforts. Jones actively participates as a member of the management team and serves as immediate back-up to the executive director in the director’s absence.

Jones worked in the broadcast industry for 22 years. She is a member of Leadership Oklahoma City Alumni Association, past president of the Oklahoma County Bar Auxiliary and president elect of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the Association for Women in Communications and Westminster Presbyterian Church where she serves on the Missions Team. Jones attended Oklahoma State University and received her bachelor’s degree in communications. She is married with two children, Jonathan age 28 and Jason age 16.

Jennifer Boren

Director of Operations and Finance

Jennifer Boren has worked at Infant Crisis Services since 1997. She is responsible for all operational aspects of the organization. She monitors and manages financial issues; coordinates business affairs between operations and functional departments; manages budgeting, financial accounting, human resources and payroll functions; and supervises client services, warehouse and facilities management staff.

Boren obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish from the University of Iowa and Master’s of Education from University of Central Oklahoma. She is married to Paul Boren and they have two sons.

Beth Lykins

Director of Volunteer Programs

Beth Lykins has worked at Infant Crisis Services since 2005. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the volunteer programs including the Summer Teen Program and Teen Associate Board Program. Lykins is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelors degree in Child Development. Lykins is a former president of COVA, Central Oklahoma Volunteer Administrators.

Lykins is a member of LifeChurch and is married to Kelly Lykins. They have two children, Ryan and Ryder.

ALLISON PARKER
Senior Development Manager

ELIZA SWISHER
Development Manager

COURTNEY THOMAS
Development Manager

JEANETTE RIVERA
Manager of Client Services

NICOLE SUKENIS
BabyMobile Program Manager

GARRETT HONDRONASTAS
Communications Coordinator

AMANDA HOWELL
Outreach Coordinator

KRISTEN BROWN
Marketing & Creative Coordinator

TRISHA BUNCE
Development Coordinator

RENEE VINCENT
Volunteer Program Projects Coordinator

BECKY PHILIPS
Clients Services Coordinator

KYNSEY LIRA
Family Services Coordinator

DANIELLE MORGAN
Volunteer Program Coordinator

EMILY WALLACE
Volunteer Program Coordinator

CHUCK GENTRY
Manager of Inventory Services

SINTIA LEVARIO
Client Services Coordinator

MARITA ROJAS
Client Services Coordinator

ALEJANDRA VILLAR
Client Services Coordinator

ALISHA COURTNEY
Client Services Coordinator

MARIA BALDERAS
BabyMobile Client Services Coordinator

BRIAN DIEFENDERFER
Associate Volunteer Program Coordinator

CHANNA SMITH
Human Resources Administrator

JARED FATKIN
Facilities Associate

JACQUIE JOHNSON
Executive Assistant

GINNY MURPHY
Accounting Coordinator

Infant Crisis Services, Inc
Donald W. Reynolds Center
4224 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-528-3663

Donor door hours are:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Service hours are:
Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.