Juan Garcia of Clinton, Michael Hart of Edmond and Judy (Smalley) Wilkes of Oklahoma City have been named to the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford.
Garcia (SWOSU Class of 2002) is a former Custer County assistant district attorney and is presently an attorney in private practice in the areas of criminal defense, family laws, juvenile, divorce, civil, immigration & Visa and naturalization. He will serve on the Foundation’s Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and on the Scholarships & Grants Committee.
Hart (SWOSU Class of 2006) is brokerage development manager for the Western United States with American Fidelity. He will serve on the Foundation’s Development Committee and on the Finance Committee.
Wilkes (SWOSU Class of 1976) is a certified public accountant and chief financial officer of Arrow Industrial Equipment and Southwestern Paint Panels. She will serve on the Foundation’s Audit Committee and on the Finance Committee.
“We are very pleased that Juan Garcia, Michael Hart and Judy Wilkes will be joining the Foundation’s Board of Trustees,” said SWOSU Foundation Trustees Chair Dianne Hunter of Edmond. “Their diverse experiences and expertise will help the Foundation to fulfill its purpose of advancing SWOSU during the university’s second century.”
The SWOSU Foundation was founded in 1977 to promote philanthropy and distribute funds to support the activities and programs of SWOSU. Located on the Weatherford campus in the historic Burton House, the Foundation currently stewards over $23 million in assets for the benefit of SWOSU. For more information, please visit www.SWOSUFoundation.com or call 580-774-3267.