Tulsa, OK., January 18, 2011 – Tulsa International Mayfest has recently added two new board members, Frances Bevel of the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and Lindsay Boyles of IBM Business Consulting Services.   


Frances Bevel is a native of Louisiana and moved to Tulsa in 2008.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Human Services Administration with a Certificate in Non-profit Leadership/ Management from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.  With a demonstrated background in leadership, planning, and teamwork in the non-profit sector, Bevel is now the Special Events Manager of the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, where she focuses on such events as Empty Bowls, Recipe to End Hunger, Restaurant Week and the Panera Hunger Run to name a few.


Frances is the co-chair of the Mayfest Youth Art Gallery and a member of Leadership Tulsa, Class 43 and is committed to the betterment of the Tulsa community. 


Lindsay Boyles is from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.  She graduated magna cum laude from Oklahoma State University in 2005, with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Economics.  She is a financial analyst, working on the Marathon Oil account through IBM Business Consulting Services.  

Lindsay is an active volunteer with the Tulsa Area Junior Achievement and has previously served on boards for the Adoption Center of Northeastern Oklahoma and the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.  


Lindsay is also the chair of the VIP area of Mayfest.    


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Tulsa International Mayfest is a family friendly outdoor tribute to the arts and music created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual art lovers. More than 350,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event on May 19-22, 2011. For more information, visit www.tulsamayfest.org.  Mayfest is presented by MidFirst Bank.


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