Sen. Judy Eason McIntyre
Judy Eason McIntyre is a native Oklahoman who was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She attended and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa. She received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma in 1976 and 1979 respectively.
She retired from the Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division after 31 years. She also served on the Tulsa Public School Board for 16 years serving as President for two years.
A Democrat, McIntyre served as an Oklahoma State Senator from 2004 to 2012 representing District 11, which includes Osage and Tulsa counties. She also served as State Representative from 2002 to 2004 representing District 73 where she was the first freshman appointed to the Speaker’s Leadership Team.
McIntyre was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate District 11 in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. She also was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives for District 73 in the 49th Legislature for 2002-2004. She was the first freshman appointed to the Speaker’s Leadership Team in the House of Representatives.
In 2002, she was one of sixteen black women from twelve states selected as a Fellow for the NOBEL/Women (National Organization of Black Elected Legislators/Women) for the NOBEL/Women CAWP (Center for American Women and Politics/Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University) Leadership Institute.
During her time in the State Senate, she became the only African-American to preside over the State Senate during the 2nd Regular Session of the 50th Legislature. She also served as Minority Whip for the Democratic Caucus. After serving 10 years in the legislature, Senator Eason McIntyre decided to retire from the legislature and not seek re-election.
On April 2, 2011, she was elected as Chair of the Tulsa County Democratic Party for 2011-12.
McIntyre holds memberships in the following organizations: Trustee, Vernon AME Church; former Chair of the Tulsa County Democratic Luncheon Club; 1921 Race Riot Massacre Commissioner; the Greenwood Re-Development Authority; the NAACP; Communications Workers of America Local 6086; Unity Moving Forward For Change; Soulful Survivors, Inc.; Board member, Greenwood Chamber of Commerce; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Mayoral appointment to the Tulsa Human Rights Commission; Founder of Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the Oklahoma Capitol; Volunteer for Pencil Box; and 100 Black Women of Tulsa. Aside from her memberships she enjoys spending time with her terrier,” Sissy.”
Eason McIntyre was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2006 after a routine mammogram. Due to her experience, she stated that she plans to lobby for additional funding to help prevent breast cancer and to help reduce the number of uninsured Oklahomans. In order to help other African American women with breast cancer, she helped form a support group in 2011 with Saundra L. McClelland. The ‘Soulful Survivors, Inc.” is now the leading resource for African American women in Tulsa to get access to resources for breast cancer and to communicate in a caring environment with other women.
Reverend Anthony LaRoy Scott
Reverend Anthony L. Scott is a passionate shepherd whose greater corporate vision is Reaching Beyond in order to Share the Voice and Touch of Jesus with all Generations! This vision led him to assume leadership of the Historic First Baptist Church North Tulsa in December, 2008.
Pastor Scott was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Rev. Donald L. and Velma Scott. At an early age his family moved from St. Louis, Missouri to Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He completed his high school education by attending Thomas A. Edison. His academic pursuits were continued at the famed Langston University where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. After graduation, he married the former Kelly Robbins on August 28, 1993. This union has been blessed with two wonderful sons Anthony and Jared, along with a grandson, Aiden. Over the years he has continued his education by obtaining a Masters in Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary (with an emphasis in Pastoral Leadership), and a Masters in Ministry from the same institution.
Over the past 24 years he has served as senior pastor to four congregations, including Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Haskell, Oklahoma, St. Mark Baptist Church, Muskogee, Oklahoma, and now in his ninth year at First Baptist.
Pastor Scott’s ministry extends far beyond the pulpit. He is an active member of the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. Inc., where he serves on the Board of Directors; the Oklahoma Baptist State Convention where he serves as President, the Creek District Baptist Association where he holds the position of Moderator, and member of the Downtown Tulsa Clergy Alliance. His enthusiasm for writing has allowed him to serve on the Tulsa World Editorial Community Advisory Board and also write weekly inspirational articles for the Oklahoma Eagle Newspaper.
His weekly sermons may be viewed on YouTube channel fbcnt1414. You may contact him on Facebook, by phone at 918.582.5120, or via email email@example.com.