[10/29/2013] Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma (BBBSOK) announces that Phillips Murrah attorney and shareholder, Byrona Maule, has been named chair of the organization’s board of directors. Maule, a dedicated volunteer with BBBSOK, has served as a Big Sister, and held leadership roles within the organization for more than 20 years. She was elected to chair the organization’s governing board for her dedication to serving the organization’s mission, and her proven leadership and business experience.
Maule first became involved, as a Big Sister, with the St. Louis, MO chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, in 1989, where she also served on the organization’s board of directors from 1990 to 1992. After relocating to Oklahoma in 1994, she rejoined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma, and has since remained involved as a Big Sister and as a resource on various boards and committees.
Maule’s leadership and expertise will impact the organization by ensuring that financial and strategic goals are met and promising life-changing outcomes are provided for the more than 1,700 children served each year. She will focus on raising awareness, gaining increased financial support and recruiting strong and effective mentors.
“This organization changes the lives of children for the better, forever,” said Maule. “I can’t imagine anything more important than helping children have successful, productive lives!”