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The Oklahoma Museums Association is one of the most active state museum associations in the country. OMA has approximately 650 individual, institutional and affiliated/corporate members. The OMA office is located in the Science Museum Oklahoma, Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoma Museums Association has received the Edward L. & Thelma Gaylord Oklahoma Territory Award for Preservation of State and Local History presented by the Oklahoma Heritage Association. OMA also received a Redbud Award of Merit from the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association for the social media campaign to celebrate OMA's 40th anniversary.

Dan ProvoDaniel (Dan) J. Provo

OMA President
Oklahoma Museum of History and Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Work History:
Director – Oklahoma History Center and Museum of History since 1999
Director – Harmsen Museum of Art, Denver, Colorado
Director – National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming
Curator of Anthropology – Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, Oklahoma

Masters Degree in Anthropology and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri – Columbia

I have had the opportunity to work in various museums for over 35 years at the city, state, and private levels.  During that time I have been involved in the full planning and construction process for building two new museum facilities and for growing the staff from less than 5 people at each site to up to 50 people as well as for managing annual operating budgets up to 6 million dollars.  I have extensive experience in grant writing and reviewing grants on the local, state, and national levels as well as serving on various art show juries and review panels. I have provided organizational, operations, and exhibits assessments for various other museums and organizations and been involved with media interviews and stories on the local, state, national, and international levels.

I have had the good fortune to be married to my wife Kathy, a teacher, for 41 years.  We have two terrific children, an equally terrific son-in-law and one terrific grandson.

Contact Dan at [email protected].

Brenda GrangerBrenda Granger

OMA Executive Director
Brenda A. Granger is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Museums Association. She started in that capacity in January 2005. From 1994-2005, Brenda served as Executive Director of the Edmond Historical Society Museum in Edmond, Oklahoma. Prior to that, she was Volunteer Coordinator/Promotions Manager at the Harn Homestead Museum in Oklahoma City. Immediatley following her graduate work, she was employed by the University of Oklahoma College of Architecture and Meacham and Associates Resource Planning and Design in Norman, Oklahoma where she conducted research, completed preservation surveys and wrote historical contexts for National Register Nominations.

Brenda grew up in Oklahoma and received her bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in History/Museum Studies. She received museum training at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. She serves on several boards, commissions and committees.

Contact Brenda at [email protected] or 405.424.7757.

Stacy O'DanielStacy O'Daniel

OMA Administrative & Program Associate
As Administrative & Program Associate, Stacy O’Daniel is responsible for the association’s membership program and donor database; assists with website, social media, newsletter and other marketing materials; conference and event planning and a myriad of additional tasks.

Stacy has worked for OMA since 1994. She previously served as a Curatorial Assistant for the Red Earth Museum and was a volunteer at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. Stacy graduated in 1991 from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in art history.

Contact Stacy at [email protected] or 405.424.7757.