Jenny Landes has lived in Edmond for 8 years and currently serves as the President of the board. She and her husband Rodney, have a son and a daughter and attend First Presbyterian Church of Edmond. Jenny has bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the University of Arkansas and has been a stay at home mom for 15 years. She is a volunteer at Crossing Community Clinic and a deacon at First Presbyterian Church of Edmond.
Our Vice-president, Diana Giles, has lived in Edmond since 1993. She and her husband Steve attend Faith Bible Church. While staying home with their two sons, she started a small business, The Computer Monkey, LLC, which continued to grow as they did. Diana is also the founder of Sensible Cyber Parenting®. She has a bachelor of science degree in Marketing/Management and a master degree in Telecommunications Management from Oklahoma State University. Diana believes that knowing and applying God’s Word is they key to a vibrant relationship with our Heavenly Father.
Steve Morey serves as the Secretary of our board. He has a near twenty-year career in the hearing industry as a Hearing Care Professional. Steve, his wife Kim and their three sons are active members of the First United Methodist Church of Edmond. They have called Edmond their home for the past twenty years. Steve is active in the Boy Scouts of America at the Troop and District levels.
Van Jones, is our current Treasurer. He has been a landman and oil and gas producer throughout his career. He brings a wealth of business experience to the board through his experience as a business owner. He is an elder in the First Presbyterian Church of Edmond. He and his wife Paula have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. His hobbies are working out and participating in Bible Study Fellowship. He appreciates Turning Point’s goal of “a hand up instead of a hand-out.” Van currently serves as the Vice-President and Treasurer of Turning Point.
Kari Galliart and her husband, Mark are parents to Clayton and Emily. She has an undergraduate degree in food and nutrition from Oklahoma State University, and a master of education from UCO, and worked as a dietitian prior to being a stay-at-home mom. She and Mark are members of First Presbyterian Church of Edmond where she serves on the youth committee, and teaches Sunday School and bible study. She serves on the client acquisition committee and as the volunteer coordinator for Turning Point. She enjoys meeting many wonderful people she would not otherwise meet if she were not a part of Turning Point. She loves Jesus, and has a desire to be His hands and feet.
Andy Fugitt was raised by parents who emphasized their faith, their church, and service to others. With that as a background, he attended public school in Oklahoma City and OU where he received a law degree in 1983. Since 2003 he has been a shareholder in the Center for Education Law. His firm specializes in education law and provides legal services to a number of public school districts in Oklahoma. He is married to Teresa Fugitt and has two sons, Austin and Duncan and two step suns, Mark and Brent. He has not doubt God has allowed him to play a small part in His work in Edmond. He continues to ask God to show him where He wants him to be, and he is grateful for all the ways He has shared his grace, mercy and love.
Laura Naff is a CPA and is employed by Hale & Company in Edmond as a tax accountant. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and received her BSAcc in 1988. She and her husband, who is employed by Boeing, previously lived in St. Louis and Wichita. They have 3 children: Harrison, Hannah and Hayley. They are members of Henderson Hills Baptist Church where they are active in a Community Group. Laura loves the Lord and wants to be a light for Christ in this world and serve others for Him.
Linda Gater is employed by Turner Oil & Gas Properties, Inc. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing/Management from Indiana University. Linda and her husband Jack have a son, Kyle and a daughter, Caitlin. They have lived in Edmond for the past 29 years and are members of Messiah Lutheran Church. She is actively involved in Messiah Lutheran Church having served three consecutive terms on their Endowment Committee Board as well as two separate terms on the Messiah Lutheran School Board and two separate terms on the Stewardship Board. She serves as the volunteer insurance coordinator for Turning Point.
Samantha Boyd is both a resident of a Turning Point neighborhood and board member. She serves as our dedication coordinator and has a passion for helping those working hard for a better life. Samantha loves living in Edmond. She enjoys the parks, events and amenities with her two kids, Scarlet and Harrison. When she isn’t working or playing with her kids you can find Sam running the trails or enjoying the new breweries in town.
Scott Javaheri has been married to his wife Stacy for the past 26 years and has four children: Jeff - 20, Taylor - 18, Ryan - 13 and Nathan - 13. They both grew up in Midwest City and have lived in Edmond for almost 23 years now. They have been members of FPCE for about 20 years and love the opportunities they have to worship and serve along so many great friends and Christ followers. Scott welcomes the opportunity to use his talents to help others in the name of Christ!
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Josh Moore is the owner of Moore Quality Homes, a real estate development and custom homebuilding firm. Josh is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma and a member of their Foundation Board of Trustees. He also serves the City of Edmond as a City Council Member representing Ward 2. Josh is on the Board of Directors for Edmond Beautiful, Visit Edmond, Edmond Stormwater Advisory Board, and the Edmond representative for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments. Josh and his wife Shannon are parents of twin toddlers, Max and Olivia, and are actively involved at Crossings Community Church.
|Turning Point Advisory Council|
The Turning Point Advisory Council is made up of civic and church leaders who provide valuable experience and advise for making our ministry work for the glory of God.