Linda was born and raised in Tulsa, and attended Bishop Kelley High School. She received her BA in psychology from Southern Methodist University, and her Masters in Nonprofit Arts Administration from Goucher College. Linda has nearly a decade of nonprofit management experience in Tulsa, including working as Business Manager at Tulsa Glassblowing Studio, Administrative Director at Living Arts of Tulsa, and in communications and membership at Sweet Adelines International. Linda sits on the board of the Tulsa SPCA and co-directs and dances with Portico Dance Theatre. Linda lives in Tulsa with her husband, two daughters, dogs, and cats.
Originally from Augusta, Georgia, USA, Brent relocated to Tulsa in order to do graduate studies at Phillips Theological Seminary after doing their undergraduate degree in Philadelphia. They have a Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature and Mathematics from Swarthmore College and are currently a Master’s of Divinity student. Brent is a clergy-in-training, seeking ordination within the MCC denomination, and has worshiped and served within several different (historically) Christian traditions. They are a member of the Trans* Seminarian Cohort, where they were sponsored to travel to multiple transgender interfaith conferences around the country, collaboratively leading both workshops and worship services. Brent has also facilitated multiple workshops in Tulsa and online for both youth and adults. Feel free to reach out to them for resources on gender, sexuality, indigenous rights, racial justice, and/or religion.