Board of Trustees
Dr. Kevin Penwell
Dr. Penwell, DO was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2015 and is an alumnus of CHA class of 1990 and the current President. He holds a BS in Physics and Engineering Science from Bob Jones University and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Oklahoma State University. He is the founder and Chief Operating Manager of Immediate Care of Oklahoma Urgent Care Clinics around the OKC metro. He and his wife Sara (CHA class of 1992), have two children currently at CHA — Banner and Libby. Their daughter, Ivy, graduated in 2016 and son Levi in graduated in 2018. They are members at WildWood Community Church, Norman, OK.
Mr. Zac Graves
Mr. Graves was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2018 and serves as the current Vice President. He is an alumnus of CHA class of 1994. He holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma and is the CEO of SEF Energy. He and his wife, Kate (Class of 95), have four children currently at CHA – Ellie, Sarah, Hank and Sam. The Graves family attends Faith Bible Church in Edmond.
Mr. Jay Roberts
Mr. Roberts has 20 years previous board service to CHA and serves as the current Secretary. He is a 1983 CHA alumnus and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Oklahoma. He works at Tinker Air Force Base as an E-4B Systems Engineer. He is married to a former CHA teacher, Lisa McKitrick, and they have two children who graduated from CHA - Christopher (Class of 2015), Jaylynne (Class of 2018). They are members of Sunnyside Baptist Church where Jay is a deacon.
Mr. Ike Burress
Mr. Burress has served since 1996 on our Board of Trustees. He has also served for ten years on the Board at the Deer Creek Schools, four of which he was the president. Mr. Burress holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, and is currently a consultant in the healthcare industry. He and his wife, Peggy, have two daughters who attended CHA - Brooke graduated in 1996, and Emily in 1999. They attend Heritage Baptist Church.
Dr. Henry Chan
Dr. Chan was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2017. He received a BBA from OBU in 1994 and received his Master of Divinity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2010. Dr. Chan received his Doctor of Educational Ministry at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2017. Dr. Chan is a business owner with BG Products Inc. He and his wife Keo have two children, Kaleb and Caroline, currently attending CHA. The Chan family attends Capitol Hill Baptist Church.
Mr. Earl Doner
Mr. Doner is an alumnus of CHA class of 1986. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He works at Nortek Air Solutions as Engineering Director of Research and Development. He and his wife Chrysi (CHA class of 1997) have two children currently at CHA – Abigail and Amelia. Their son, Noah, graduated in 2019. The Doner family attends EastPoint Church, OKC.
Mrs. Melanie Draper
Mrs. Draper was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2017 and is an alumna of CHA class of 1993. She holds a BS in Interior Design from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. She currently works for ADG, PC as a Senior Project Manager. She and her husband Ronnie have one child, Laney, currently attending CHA. They are members of First Southern Baptist Church of Del City.
Mrs. Danielle Hill
Mrs. Hill was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2015. She is an alumnus of CHA, class of 1997. She studied Speech Pathology at Oklahoma State University, and served for over 10 years as a Children's Minister. She works alongside her father running the Joe White Agency as an Insurance Producer in Edmond, Ok. She and her husband, Jon, have three children currently at CHA — Cooper, Elijah and Lincoln, and attend Northwest Baptist Church of OKC.
MRS. DARA STEWARD
Mrs. Steward is an alumnus of CHA class of 1999. She holds a BS in Nursing from Oklahoma Baptist University with 8 years experience in Pediatric Intensive Care. She has been at home full time since 2010. She and her husband Ryan have five children, four are old enough to attend CHA - Evan, Eli, Eden and Emalynn. They are active members of Southern Hills Baptist Church, where they met and married and teach Sunday School.