With the influence of her family and experiences, Chantelle believes that government should work for everyone. She looks forward to bringing a career in problem-solving to the complex issues we face in Oklahoma.
Chantelle was raised with the Oklahoma values.
Her mother lives a life of generosity and strength and is known as "the queen of fairness."
Her father, an engineer, demonstrated the power of hard work and perseverance.
Her grandparents, public school teachers, taught her the power of education.
Chantelle graduated from Mustang High School, Oklahoma City Community College, and Southern Nazarene University where she studied mathematics and computer science. She has not forgotten the challenges of paying for her education. While earning her degrees, she worked as a tutor, inventory clerk, data entry clerk, elementary school lab assistant, and as a truck driver.
Her professional background includes working and consulting in enterprise systems, specializing in change management, systems administration, and implementations. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Tulsa Community College.
In her free time, Chantelle volunteers with the Oklahoma City Civic Center, the Oklahoma State Fair, and has worked on several campaigns. She enjoys quilting, knitting, crochet, and has a small independent yarn dyeing business. She is a member of the Oklahoma Curling Club and paddles on a Dragon Boat team. Chantelle enjoys attending live theater and concerts and spending time with her family and friends.