Your Campaign Team

Sam Dagnall
Campaign Account Manager
sdagnall@tauw.org
918.295.6636

Areas of Responsibility:

Business Retail/Hospitality
Non Profits
Construction/Real Estate
CommTech
Manufacturing

Sam Dagnall joined the United Way in 2017 after serving as a Loaned Executive in the 2015 campaign. During his time as an LE, he found a passion for non-profits and desire to serve his community.

Before the United Way, Sam began his career at QuikTrip, starting as a part time clerk in 2009, and working his way through the ranks to store manager. At QuikTrip, Sam served on a contribution committee, which helped decide where to allocate donated funds throughout the community.

Sam enjoys being part of a team and brings his passion for philanthropy to his role at the United Way.

Haley Buzzard Hamilton
Campaign Operations Director
hbuzzard@tauw.org
918.295.6664

Areas of Responsibility:

Sapulpa
Non Profits
Tribal
Hispanic & Native Outreach

Haley M. Buzzard Hamilton has more than 10 strong years of experience in community development.

She recently earned a masters degree in Public Service Management from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

Prior to focusing full time on graduate school she worked for Cherokee Nation Businesses. Her area of expertise includes research, media relations, community and government relations and event planning. She worked to develop and deliver key messages for tailored audiences.

Before leaving for Chicago, Buzzard was active in the community and has extensive public engagement and participation with the Tulsa Indian Affairs Commission, Leadership Tulsa 39, Tulsa Metro Chamber Mosaic Board, Catoosa City Parks Board, Catoosa Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee Nation Healing to Wellness Court and Cherokee Nation community organizations.

Buzzard earned a B.A. of mass communications and public relations from Northeastern State University, and an associate’s degree from Haskell Indian Nations University.

Buzzard currently lives in Catoosa, OK. She is a dual citizen of the Cherokee Nation and the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas.

 

Amelia Heiselman
Campaign Account Specialist
aheiselman@tauw.org
918.295.6681

Areas of Responsibility:

Bristow
Cities
Counties
Okmulgee
Sapulpa
State Charitable Campaign
Combined Federal Campaign

Amelia joined the Tulsa Area United Way team in August 2019. She is originally from upstate New York, where she attended SUNY Geneseo and studied Sociology.

Arriving in Tulsa in 2017, Amelia served two years as an AmeriCorps Volunteer with City Year Tulsa at McLain Jr./Sr. High School. With City Year, Amelia mentored and tutored students in North Tulsa at risk of dropping out of high-school. This volunteer experience, with a TAUW Community Collaboration Organization, instilled her passion for service and invested interest in serving Tulsa in a new capacity on our United Way team. She looks forward to serving our Greater Tulsa area as we strive to unite people and resources to build a stronger community.

 

Chase Mowery
Campaign Account Manager
cmowery@tauw.org
918.295.6661

Areas of Responsibility:

Accountants
Attorneys
Healthcare
Finance
Education
Insurance

Chase Mowery joined the United Way in the spring of 2018 after working as the Community Engagement Coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma, a United Way partner agency.

Originally from Illinois, Chase came to Tulsa to serve as an AmeriCorps Member with City Year, a national nonprofit that serves at-risk youth. While in City Year, Chase was the Positive School Climate Coordinator at Daniel Webster High School. Prior to City Year, Chase earned his B.A. in English at Monmouth College, graduating with honors in 2014.

Chase currently serves as a Big Brother to his Little, Logan. He is excited to join the Campaign Team to help make the Tulsa community a better place to live, work and raise a family.

 

Steve Sumrall
Senior Campaign Account Manager
ssumrall@tauw.org
918.295.6629

Areas of Responsibility:

Aerospace
Energy & Energy Services
Transportation

Steve Sumrall joined the United Way after serving as a Loaned Executive in the 2013 campaign. A long time Tulsan, Steve has over 20 years experience in B2B sales and management. As a passionate advocate for the TAUW, Steve relishes the opportunity to utilize his customer-centric business experience in a role that helps build a stronger community.

Have other questions or not sure who your staff member is?  Feel free to ask us!

 

Cynthia Qualls
Vice President, Resource Development
cqualls@tauw.org
918.295.6662

Sondra Housley
Campaign Administrative Assistant
shousley@tauw.org
918.295.6605

Upcoming Events

Live United Awards Lunch

Panel with Okmulgee County Partner Agencies

Resilience Screening

Resilience Screening

Lunch and Learn

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Latest News

Tulsa Area United Way receives accreditation for nonprofit excellence
1/31/2020
The Tulsa Area United Way is a recipient of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofit’s Seal of Excellence for successfully completing their rigorous Standards for Excellence accreditation program.
Tulsa Area United Way awards $300,000 in Social Innovation Grants
1/6/2020
Five local non-profits will share $300,000 in Social Innovation grants from the Tulsa Area United Way. The grants are given to 501(c)(3) organizations that present innovative plans to overcome challenges in the community. Proposals were presented in November at the annual “pitch night.”
Tulsa Area United Way announces new Vice President of Marketing & Communications
1/1/2020
Through an extensive recruitment effort led by Tulsa-based consulting firm Schnake Turbo Frank, Krista Hemme has been selected as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW). She will lead the marketing/communications team in promoting the TAUW and its 59 partner agencies that improve people’s lives through education, financial stability and health/safety.