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.
Board Governance Chair
Michael O. Brown
Carolyn Ann Hansing
Young Professionals Board
The Young Professionals Board of Infant Crisis Services is comprised of 25 hardworking 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 5th Annual Bingo for Babies Fundraiser. Please email Courtney Dickens for more information about how to contribute to the event or become a sponsor.
Bingo for Babies Chairs
Dr. Scott Melson
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.
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.
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.
Director of Development and Communications
David Quirk joined the staff at Infant Crisis Services in March 2018 and serves as the Director of Development and Communications. He oversees all fundraising and awareness activities for the organization, including individual, corporate and foundation giving, events, as well as all internal and external communications. He joins the staff with more than 15 years experience in the nonprofit industry.
David is a lifelong Oklahoman, growing up in Poteau, Okla. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Journalism degree and lives in Norman with his wife Lea Ann and his daughter Hannah. He is active in his local church, CrossPointe Church, where he serves as the chair of the general board and is a member of the finance committee.