Secretary Brandon Beard

Brandon Beard joined the OKC Pride Board of Directors in October 2013.  He has spent more than 20 years in the fields of communication and journalism.  He served former State Superintendent Sandy Garrett as her speech writer and press aide for several years, worked as a staff writer for the Oklahoma Gazette, freelanced for multiple local, national and international news organizations (including Agence France Presse) and was the owner and publisher of Loud Magazine.  Currently, Brandon works for a major telecommunications company.  He lives in Oklahoma City with his partner of eight years.

Secretary’s Committees - contact at or volunteer
  • Membership
    The Membership Committee helps to organize and track OKC Pride membership, and makes an effort to grow our numbers through membership drives and promotions.  Our community is diverse, and helping with the Membership team allows for broader exposure to all our members’ great qualities, personalities and talents.  We would love to have you involved!
  • Public Relations & Communication
    The PR / Communication committee Communicates directly with the press and membership through a variety of mediums, including print, digital and broadcast.  The Communications Committee also own our Facebook, Twitter and web presence.  This committee aims to provide a consistent voice for the organization.  If you have writing skills or a background in media and would like to help in those areas, then this committee is for you!

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