New chairman takes reins of Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation board

Susan Winchester begins a two-year term as chairman of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees. Her sister, Dr. Peggy Clark, was killed in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995.
by Bryan Painter Published: January 3, 2014
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With the start of the new year, Susan Winchester begins a two-year term as chairman of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees. The private organization was formed following the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995.

She succeeds Gary Pierson, who led the organization the past two years.

Winchester's sister, Dr. Peggy Clark, was killed in the bombing. Joining Winchester on the executive committee are Mike Turpen, vice chairman; Traci Cook, treasurer; Jeff Agosta, assistant treasurer; Ann Clore Duncan, secretary; Lance Benham and Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Steven Taylor, at-large members; and Pierson as past chairman.

New trustees named to the Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees with three-year terms beginning this year include Sally Starling, Russ Florence, Jeff Hall, Beverly Binkowski, Jane Jenkins and Bob Ross.


by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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