Prior to joining the Diversion Hub, Damon worked for Catholic Charities as the Senior Director of Social Services, overseeing the Family Support Services, Homeless Services, Disaster Services and Refugee Resettlement Departments. He holds a master’s degree in International Social Development from the University of New South Wales and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma Christian University. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family.
David Dickerson, MSW
Director of Operations
David is an experienced leader, planner and manager, with expertise in operations, budget programming, and human resources policy and administration in corporate, non-profit and governmental organizations. He holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma and learned Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University.
Meagan Taylor, J.D.
Director of Programs
Meagan graduated Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2015 and immediately started her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Oklahoma County. Meagan spent time as an attorney in misdemeanor, general felony, and diversion courts while at the District Attorney’s Office. During her time at the District Attorney’s Office, Meagan’s passion of the diversion programs and diverting individuals and families away from the criminal justice system continued to expand.
Board of Directors
Sue Ann Arnall
Sue Ann Arnall is an energy industry veteran, achieving numerous milestones for Continental Resources, Inc., and other companies in the industry. In 2015, Ms. Arnall founded the Arnall Family Foundation which focuses on child welfare, animal welfare, and criminal justice reform. She is passionately focused on solutions that lower the incarceration rate and racial disparity among African Americans in U.S. jails and prisons.
Michael Joseph is a transactional lawyer widely regarded for his experience and expertise in representing clients in a broad range of corporate, healthcare, franchise and business law matters. He also represents numerous industry leaders, as well as emerging companies and tax-exempt organizations, in a variety of business transactions. In addition to transactional work, Mike regularly advises senior management and boards of directors on organizational and operational matters.
Dr. Steve Agee is an economist specializing in energy policy, banking, monetary theory and macroeconomic policy. Having earned a Master’s and Ph.D. in economics, Dr. Agee served in the private sector for thirty years as President and COO of oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. Dr. Agree transitioned back to academia in 2010 and will have served 10 years as the Dean of the Meinders School of Business.
Born and raised in Mexico, Erika started her career facilitating the establishment and successful operation of several international companies in Mexico. Prior to launching StitchCrew, she was President of a Private Equity Firm with investments in the U.S. and Europe. She is often speaking about the missed opportunity of investing in women and people of color, how technology is making a large portion of our workforce obsolete as well as the economic contributions of immigrants.
Frank Turner has over 15 years experience in corporate and private business. After starting and partnering other businesses, Mr. Turner founded Turner Management, Inc. in 2007. Turner Management, Inc., has an outstanding reputation in business diversity and creative business solutions. It’s mission and vision is to see idealists and new business owners have a resource to assist with challenges of business ownership offering a variety of services that will allow clients to find a positive solution.