Oklahoma City, OK
For Immediate Release
Tulsan Karen Keith Now Member of Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors
The newest member of the Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors is Tulsan Karen Keith.
Keith is currently serving as a Tulsa county commissioner having been elected to that post in 2008. Previously Karen was the longtime news anchor at KRJH TV (Channel 2-NBC) having worked there for 21 years. She hosted the award winning program "Oklahoma Living."
She left Channel 2 to join the staff of Tulsa Mayor Bill LaFortune in 2002 where she served as his Director of Community Relations and helped implement Vision 2025. In 2006 she left the Mayor's office to become the Director of Partnership Development for the Metro Tulsa Chamber of Commerce. In February of 2008, she announced her candidacy for Tulsa County Commissioner, District 2.
Keith currently serves on the Tulsa City County Library Commission and is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In her capacity as County Commissioner, Keith chairs the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority and serves on the Juvenile Trust Authority as well as the Downtown Tulsa Coordinating Council. Keith is also a member and former board member for the Rotary Club of Tulsa, member of Class XX Leadership Oklahoma, and a member of The Oklahoma Academy. She is also a former appointee to the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission.