OKABA AT A GLANCE
The mission of OKABA is to provide professional support and guidance to behavior analysts, share evidence-based practices, and promote adherence to the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts in the state of Oklahoma. The chapter’s mission and activities encompass all aspects of behavior analysis—practice and research; applied, basic, and conceptual work.
WHO WE ARE
Meet Your Board
Interim Secretary - Rebecca Womack
Since graduating from her master's program at ND State University, Rebecca has been privileged to serve adults and children using ABA in a variety of capacities. From facility-based care, group homes, schools and in-home services, her experience includes implementing evidence-based therapy across multiple settings. She has traveled across the US and overseas to provide consultation for families with children who have autism. Additional experiences include administrative work, presentations, oversight of center and home-based services, staff and parent training, and supervision. As the Executive Director for BAAN, she works closely with policy makers to preserve services and continuity of care for children with autism. In addition to facilitating provider and family concerns, she also disseminates information on clinical and ethical practices relating to funding source requirements. As the Area Clinical Director for BlueSprig Pediatrics, she provides clinical support and oversight of individualized treatment for children with autism in North Texas and Oklahoma. Whatever the role, her ultimate goal is to always make a significant impact through effective and efficient services utilizing the science of behavior analysis.
Student Representative – Tracy Sinclair
Tracy began her career working with children teaching early elementary school in Michigan, she then transitioned to high school special education while teaching in Tennessee. Currently she is pursuing her PhD in ABA and transition at OU. Tracy just sat for her BCBA exam in November, so keep your fingers crossed! Her primary areas of research include supporting students with significant problem behaviors and SWPBIS/MTSS.
Treasurer – Rene’ Daman
Rene’ is the co-director of the Oklahoma Autism Network (OAN) in the Tolbert Center for Developmental Disabilities &
Autism at the OUHSC. She has been with the Tolbert Center since 1999. Rene has been a physical therapist since 1993 and
became a BCBA in 2016. Rene’ is a member of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel for Developmental Disabilities, serves on the Developmental Disabilities Services Advisory Committee for the Department of Human Services, and is a member of the Oklahoma Transition Council. She serves children with autism and their families and supports teachers in educational settings through her work at OAN. Rene’
enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children traveling, camping, and being outdoors.
Member at Large – Matthew Williams
A Tennessee native, Matthew completed his ABA training at
Auburn University before going to work for the Alabama
Department of Child Welfare Services. After moving to Atlanta to work at the Marcus Autism Center, he came to
Oklahoma to found the Center for Language and Autism Support Services (CLASS) and be closer to family. He currently serves on the Oklahoma Licensed Behavior Analyst Board (OLBAB). He and his wife Rebecca just welcomed their first child in August of this year.
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"A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying"
President - Tiffanie Moore
Tiffanie graduated in 2012 from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Masters in Psychology, focusing on school psychology. As a BCBA she has worked in both private and public school settings and now serves as Clinical Director in the metro area. Tiffanie is an active autism advocate and enjoys working with individuals of all ages. She was as an adjunct professor at a local university and takes pride in teaching others about evidence-based practices.
President Elect – April Byant
Bio coming soon