The SODA Board of Directors is the governing and policy body of the Association and provides for its operations. Each member county, conservation district and municipality (with a population of 2,000 or more) may appoint a representative to the Board. Native American Tribal Nations in the SODA service area may appoint a representative to the Board. Members representing racial minorities (non-Native American) may also be appointed to the Association’s Board of Directors.

Linda Hyman – President
Joe McReynolds – Vice President
Stephanie Martin-Stevenson – Secretary
Kristi McElroy – Treasurer


Ron Alexander City of Wilson
Gary Ayers Garvin County
Scott Chaney City of Marietta
Johnnie Crutchfield Arbuckle Conservation District
James Eldridge City of Ada
Rick Ellis
Coal County Conservation District
James Frizell City of Pauls Valley
James Fullingim City of Madill
Tom Graham City of Davis
Richard Hart City of Coalgate
Darrell Hudson Murray County
Jayne Hughes City of Atoka
Linda Hyman
Love County
Sally Jantz City of Healdton
Clay Jones Bryan County Conservation District
Nick Lee Coal County
Stephanie Martin-Stevenson City of Wynnewood
Kristi McElroy City of Ardmore
Joe McReynolds Carter County
Don “Salty” Melton Marshall County
Stephen Mills City of Lindsay
Ian O’Neal City of Lone Grove
Jay Perry Bryan County
John Redman Choctaw Nation
Gary Starns Pontotoc County
Bob Stick Chickasaw Nation
Mike Thompson Johnston County
Shane Tomlinson Atoka County