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OSU-Tulsa Names Business, Civic Leaders To its Board of Trustees




Tina Parkhill, owner of Parkhill’s South Liquors and Wine, and Scott Vaughn, president and chief executive officer of GlobalHealth, have been appointed by Governor Mary Fallin to the Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Board of Trustees.

“As OSU alumni, Tina and Scott have valuable insight for our continued efforts to provide quality higher education opportunities in Tulsa,” OSU-Tulsa President Howard Barnett said. “While both are successful in business, they are also strongly committed to community service and making life better for other Tulsans.”

Parkhill and Vaughn join OSU-Tulsa Trustees Charles Ford, board chairman Sean Kouplen, Brett Lessley, Tucker Link, Dr. Trudy Milner, John O’Connor and Pete Patel. Link and Milner are also members of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents.

Vaughn was appointed to a seven-year term to fill a seat left by outgoing trustee Robyn Ewing. Parkhill will serve the remainder of the term left by Ed Keller, partner in Titan Properties, LLC and director of Oklahoma Tomorrow.

Keller retired from the board after 20 years as a trustee. The board honored him for his service during its June meeting.

Parkhill graduated from OSU in 1993. She began her career as Tulsa-area representative of E. & J. Gallo Winery before spending several years in sales and management roles with Vistalign, a business consulting firm, and The Rowland Group, a professional staffing agency. In 2011, she opened Parkhill’s South Liquors & Wine.
She is president of the board of directors for Leadership Tulsa and Family & Children’s Services and is vice president of the board for the bART Center for Music.

In addition, Parkhill is a national board member and member of the leadership council of the OSU Alumni Association. She was named Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Eastern Oklahoma in 2017.

After his graduation from OSU in 1993, Vaughn spent 17 years as a health care national industry partner with BKD CPAs & Advisors.

In 2010, Vaughn joined GlobalHealth, a $320-million health maintenance organization that provides affordable health care coverage to more than 44,000 Oklahomans. Vaughn has been actively involved in several civic and charitable organizations, including the Tulsa Area United Way and the Child Abuse Network. He is a member of the board of directors for Philbrook Museum of Art, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and the advisory board for the OSU School of Accounting.

In 2015, Vaughn and wife Kayla were named Outstanding Philanthropists by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Eastern Oklahoma.

The OSU-Tulsa Board of Trustees consists of nine members, with seven appointed for seven-year terms by the governor and approved by the Oklahoma Senate as well as two who are members of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents.

Updated 08-14-2018

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