DeVon Douglass

DeVon Douglass is the Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Tulsa. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Sociology at Missouri State University and continued her education at the University of Tulsa College of Law. Passionate about service DeVon subsequently served her country as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office. During her time as a VISTA she focused on how communities can best help marginalized youth realize their own agency. Following her VISTA service DeVon sought to continue in impactful, state-level change. She moved back to Tulsa to work for the Oklahoma Policy Institute, a non-partisan, budget & tax policy think tank. While there, she galvanized Oklahomans around issues of economic opportunity, racial equity, and asset building. Never one to keep her passion confined to her job, she has led actions to change community/police relations in Tulsa. The constellation of her experiences is a natural gateway to her work with the City of Tulsa. She hopes to weave resilience into the fabric of Tulsa.