Executive DirectorKalynne Johnson became the Executive Director of Marshall County Chamber of Commerce in June, 2018, after retiring with 32 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service. At the time of her retirement she had been the Postmaster of Kingston for 10 years.
Kalynne grew up in Mustang, OK and moved to Kingston her freshman year and graduated with the class of 1978. She became a member of the Kingston High School Alumni Association. After graduation, she remained involved in many city and county activities and has always promoted our small community as best she can.
Kalynne married Harold Johnson in March 1978 and they remain married for 44 years. Harold and Kalynne have 2 daughters whom both graduated from Kingston as well. Kila Marie lives in Kingston and Kimberlee Jo resides in Austin, TX. They have been blessed with 6 grandchildren; Koltyn, Preslie, Lynnon, Emree, Brooklyn and McCoy are Kalynne’s pride and joy!
In Kalynne’s spare time, she loves spending time with her girls and grandchildren, going to the lake, boating, watching basketball and baseball games, going on vacation, and loving retirement to the fullest!
TreasurerAndrea Porterfield is employed as an Escrow Officer/Branch Manager at Modern Abstract and Title.
Andrea graduated from Healdton High School in 2001 and moved to Madill where she resides with her husband, Zack and son, Wyatt.
Outside her extensive banking experience, she has served as a Board of Directors for Marshall County Chamber of Commerce since 2014. Andrea devotes a lot of her time by volunteering with community events and helping where she is needed.
In her spare time, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family, working the family farm, and attending her son’s extracurricular activities. She is a member of Madill Church of Christ.
Chamber BoardCrystal O’Steen, Kingston Public Schools
Chamber BoardDonny Raley represents the City of Madill on the Board for the Chamber of Commerce. He serves as the Emergency Manager for the City of Madill and is Community Relations Coordinator for the Madill Police Department. He joined the City of Madill after retiring from a 27-year career in law enforcement.
Raley is active in the community volunteering numerous hours for the Madill Schools and other local agencies. He currently serves as Chairman of the National Sand Bass Festival and President of the Madill Rotary Club (2020-2021). He is a member of the Kingston First Baptist Church.
Raley loves to spend time with his two grown daughters and four grandchildren.
Chamber Board; Legislative Committee ChairMichael Herndon – Herndon Construction – Kingston
Chamber BoardDebbie Allen and her husband, Johnny, make their home in Kingston, on Lake Texoma. They have 2 children, Jamie and son-in-law Andrew; Brandon and daughter-in-law Kiersten; three granddaughters, Addison, Blakely and Baker, whom are the loves of Debbie’s life!
Debbie first moved to Marshall County in 1985, where she met her husband. After living most of their married life in Ardmore area, they moved back to Marshall County to be on the lake.
Debbie is a counselor at Madill Middle School and loves every minute of it.
This is Debbie’s first year to serve on the Board of Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and is excited about serving her county and contributing in any way that she can.
“Marshall County is a great place to live and work, and seeing it grow and prosper is my goal” is what Debbie states.
President; Program/Banquet Committee Co-Chair and Sand Bass Committee Co-ChairSummer Bryant and her husband, John, make their home in Madill with their 3 daughters, Autumn, Lily and Sophia.
Summer works as Office Manager of The Madill Record. Summer also helps at Corner Drug and has a photography business. She was the Office Administrator for Brookside Nursing Center. She has worked in healthcare, education and social work.
Summer graduated from Madill High School in 2002. She attended several colleges studying business, photography and photojournalism.
Summer is currently serving as President of the Chamber of Commerce. She is the President of Partners in Progress and has been very involved in the Relay for Life throughout the years.
Summer strives to make a positive impact on the community, to broaden her business contacts, enhance her leadership and professional skills.
Summer wants to find resources available in our County for people to turn to when they need contact information and to be involved and helping to voice the ideas and concerns of those in the community.
Chamber BoardLauren grew up in Norman, OK and attended OU for undergraduate studies and dental school. She moved to Ardmore where her husband, Travis, is originally from. Lauren works in Storts Dentistry offices in Ardmore, Marietta and Madill.
Lauren and Travis have two children, Sophie and Chris.
Lauren enjoys working all over southern Oklahoma and getting to know the people of Marshall County.
Chamber BoardSteve Beebe and his family moved from Plano, TX to Kingston in 2003 where he became the pastor of Kingston First Baptist Church. He also serves as a reserve deputy for Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and is serving his second term as a board member of Kingston Public Schools.
Steve is married to Trina and together they have two children, Bethany and Bradley and one grandson, Jensen.
Chamber BoardToni Thomas is the Area Manager in Business Development for TenderCare Home Health, Kingston. Toni attended Kingston schools and is a lifelong resident of the Texoma area.
Toni has 3 sons, Tucker, Wyatt, and Tripp along with 1 daughter, Bella.
Outside of work, Toni enjoys helping others and her community as much as she can. She recently became a board member for the Chamber of Commerce and is excited to see how she can help grow the county. In her free time, Toni enjoys supporting her boys on the Redskin football team, being outside with her family and enjoying the little things in life.
Chamber Board/Program,Banquet Committee Co-Chair and Legislative Committee Co-ChairBrandi Burkhalter and her husband, Guy, make their home in Calera with their two daughters, Greenlee and Finlee. Brandi is the Executive Director for the Lake Texoma Association and has been with the association for five years. Brandi and her family also own a farm and pumpkin patch.
Brandi graduated from Atoka High School in 1997 and went on to obtain her Associate’s Degree from Murray State College, Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Nazarene University, and her Master’s Degree in Native American Leadership from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Brandi loves her job and enjoys working with LTA members and partner agencies in the Texoma Region to promote tourism to Lake Texoma and the Texoma Region.
It is her goal to follow the mission of the LTA, which is, To Protect, and to Promote Lake Texoma and the Lake Texoma Region.
Chamber Board/Awards Committee Chair and Legislative Committee Co-ChairJackie joined the Little Law Firm, PLLC in 2003 and worked as the front desk receptionist until her promotion to Executive and Personal Assistant to Dan Little in 2009. After feeling a deep calling to the Oil and Gas industry, Jackie completed the Petroleum Land Management Program at Oklahoma City University, Meinders School of Business in 2011. She has expanded her experience as an in-house landman and the Mineral Manager for the Little family and clients of the Little Law Firm where she manages over 50,000 mineral acres in 6 states and 13,700 surface acres in Texas and Oklahoma.
With two adult children and a 7-year-old daughter, Jackie continues to stay actively involved in the Marshall County community by serving as a member of the Madill Lion’s Club, Race Director for the DanMan Challenge, Reuel Little Classic, and the Madill Lion’s Club Equinox Trail Run. She is a Board Director and Past President for the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and an active member of NARO and a sitting board member of the National Association of Royalty Owners-Oklahoma Chapter. Jackie’s love for her community gained recognition when she received the Marshall County Katye Hayward Volunteer of the Year award for both 2014 and 2018.
Chamber Board/ Sand Bass Committee ChairOwner of Amazing Grace Boutique, Madill
Chamber Board/ Audit Review Committee ChairFirst United Bank, Kingston
Chamber Board/ Little Mr & Miss Marshall County Committee ChairOwner of Gecko’s Mexican Restaurant, Kingston
Vice-President /By-Laws Committee ChairOwner/Operator of MadCat Construction, Kingston
Chamber Board/Christmas Parade Committee ChairOwner/Operator of Woody Ford, Madill
Chamber Board/Membership Committee Chair
Chamber Board/ Property Action Committee Chair