Meet the Staff Council

Josh BaileyJosh Bailey (Secretary), Biblical Studies

Josh (’99) is the Program Director for OC’s Graduate School of Theology. After graduating from Oklahoma Christian with a B.S. degree in Biology, he did high complexity lab work in the healthcare industry supporting the major organ transplant programs in Oklahoma. He returned to OC in 2011. Josh serves as a deacon at Memorial Road Church of Christ. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah, and their two daughters. He also likes woodworking and watching movies.

Office: ES 111, Ext: 5389, Email: josh.bailey@oc.edu


StaffCouncil-LyleCampbellLyle Campbell, Information Technology Services

Lyle (’86) is a Senior Network Administrator in OC’s Office of Information Technology Services. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Physics. Lyle has worked with OC for almost 30 years and was named Staff Employee of the Year in 2015. Lyle spent the first seven years of his life in Brazil, where his dad, Jerry (’55), served as the first OC alumni missionary to that country. Lyle and his wife, Carol (’86) have been married for more than 30 years and have three sons who have all attended or currently attend OC: Drew, Kaler, and Alex. The Campbells are members of Memorial Road Church of Christ.

Office: HBC B8, Ext: 1819, Email: lyle.campbell@oc.edu


StaffCouncil-KellyCoxKelly T.C. Cox, Engineering

Kelly is the Administrative Assistant to the Dean for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. She currently is a Mathematics and Computer Science major at OC, with dreams of eventually pursuing a graduate degree in Computer Science and Computational Linguistics. Kelly attends Del City Church of Christ with her husband, Cameron. They were married February 29, 2016. 

Office: PEC 103, Ext: 5467, Email: kelly.cox@oc.edu


Kerri CunninghamKerri Cunningham, Events

Kerri (’85) is Oklahoma Christian’s Executive Director of Events Management, serving as organizer and point person for virtually every event that happens on the OC campus. She has worked at her alma mater since 2001, previously serving as an Executive Assistant in the President’s Office and as Director of Events and Campus Coordination. Her two adult children – Todd Williams and Emily Merideth – are both OC graduates. Kerri and her husband Kirk worship at Memorial Road Church of Christ.

Office: GC, Phillips Welcome Center, Ext: 6305, Email: kerri.cunningham@oc.edu


Teresa DeBoardTeresa DeBoard, Athletics

Teresa (’00) is OC’s Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Well-Being and is the Senior Woman Administrator in the Athletic Department. She guides the life skills program for student-athletes and is responsible for game environment and community engagement activities. Teresa began working at OC in March 2001 and served as Director of Admissions Operations before taking on her role in Athletics. She and her husband, Scott, have a son, Sam.

Office: PAC 206, Ext: 5352, Email: teresa.deboard@oc.edu


John DominaJohn Domina, Maintenance

John (’07) serves as the Manager of Building Maintenance. He distributes the work load to OC’s physical plant workers while helping with projects and campus lock smithing. John and his wife, Micah (’01), have two children: Kate and Peyton. The Dominas attend Eastside Church of Christ in Midwest City.

Office: Physical Plant, Ext: 5286, Email: john.domina@oc.edu


Kelsey HerndonKelsey Herndon (Chair), International Programs

Kelsey (’97) works in the Office of International Programs as an International Recruiter and Admissions Counselor. His wife, Lisa (’96), is the Manager of Support Solutions for OC’s Office of Information Technology Services. After graduating from OC, they served in Mito, Japan, for two years - teaching English and working with the church. Kelsey and Lisa also worked for the Let’s Start Talking ministry for nine years before finding their way back to OC. The Herndons have three children: Ezra, Kaylen, and Weston.

Office: Gaylord Hall (First Floor), Ext: 5474, Email: kelsey.herndon@oc.edu


Austin HughesAustin Hughes (Employee of the Month Coordinator), Human Resources

Austin (’13) serves as the Director of Payroll and Benefits in OC’s Human Resources department. He manages payroll for all staff, faculty, and adjuncts around campus and helps with benefit questions and enrollment. HR is a service-based department that is always looking for ways to improve employee satisfaction. His wife, Kelly (’13), also served the university as an Admissions Counselor. The Hughes’ worship at Tuttle Church of Christ, where they both teach classes and mentor at church camps.

Office: HP 101A, Ext: 5172, Email: austin.hughes@oc.edu


StaffCouncil-VanessaHyde2Vanessa Hyde, Residence Life

Vanessa (’12) has served as OC’s Housing Coordinator since returning to her alma mater in June 2016. After earning her bachelor's degree in marketing from Oklahoma Christian, she worked as an account manager for Lucas Color Card before a two-year stint as a human resources assistant with Chesapeake Energy. Her husband Alan, also a 2012 OC grad, is an accountant at Chesapeake. They attend Memorial Road Church of Christ.

Office: Residence Life, Ext: 5930, Email: vanessa.hyde@oc.edu