Our Mission

Our mission is to support our membership, military families, and the local community through welfare funding, educational scholarships, and fundraising events.

The Tinker Spouses’ Club (TSC) is open to spouses of all military branches at Tinker AFB.  We welcome spouses of ALL ranks of active duty, reservists, retirees, and base-affiliated civilians.

Meet the Board!

Have a question? Interested in joining the board? Please share your thoughts and contact us!

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EMILY LAYMAN

Executive Board

President

Emily serves on the TSC board as the President, where she manages both the Welfare and Operation sides of the club. She has been a military spouse since 2012 and this is her second time stationed at Tinker. She moved here from California in 2018 with her husband and their two boys. Emily loves to craft, and spends her free time woodworking and building furniture. She loves the TSC crafty crew and coming up with new crafts for the group to create!

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LINDSY BRANSON

Executive Board

Operations Director

Lindsy Branson is originally from Southeast Missouri. She met her husband in college and they have been married for 14 years. She worked as a Microbiologist in St.Louis for 5 years before their family became an Air Force family. After they became an Air Force family she chose to step away from her career and stay at home with their children. She understands the struggle that a lot of spouses have when they have to leave a career behind. Which is why she loves volunteering with the Spouses Club, she enjoys getting to support our local community and it fulfills the sense of independence that working outside the home once gave her. Being a member of the Spouses Club has also allowed her a chance to network with people she might not have ever met, which has led to having friends stationed all over the world. She is a total Golden Girls nut, She is also a Science Geek and she loves a good dad joke. They have been an Active Duty Air Force Family for 9 years. They have three children who are currently in school in Yukon (GO Millers). This is their second time living in the OKC area and they absolutely love it. They are close to family (in Missouri) and they love having so many different family friendly activities to attend across the metro. Her and her husband Michael are total "self-declared" foodies and love trying new restaurants.

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KAT KOSMALA

Executive Board

Parliamentarian

Kat Kosmala is the Parliamentarian.

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KRISTINA HAMILTON

Executive Board

Executive Secretary

Kristina serves on the TSC board as the executive secretary and is a full-time college student. She joined the TSC in 2020 after moving here from Virginia with her family. Kristina’s favorite part of Oklahoma is the amazing people that she has met since moving here. Kristina loves to swim, read, cook, bake, and make crafts. Her favorite TSC activities are Lunch Bunch, Bunco, and Crafty Crew!

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SAMMY TRUELSEN

Governing Board

Thrift Shop Manager

Sammy is the Tinker Thrift Shop manager. She is from South Dakota and enjoying being somewhere that once again has winter! She came from Florida in 2021 with her hubs and two pups. She is a crazy dog mom! She enjoys creating crafty things, especially quilting. She newly enjoys making Jams and experimenting with flavors!

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LARA WHITE

Governing Board

Welfare Chair

Lara White is the Welfare Chair.

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KATI CONNERS

Governing Board

Scholarship Co-Chair

Kati Conners is the Scholarship Co-Chair.

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ASHLEY PAYNE

Governing Board

Membership Co-Chair

Ashley is a first year board member serving as membership co-chair helping welcome new members and providing a point of contact for any questions or concerns TSC members may have. She recently moved to Oklahoma in 2020 with her husband and two young boys and has been a military spouse since 2015. Ashley loves to spend her time reading, diamond painting, attempting to garden, and sipping coffee while rocking on her front porch.  

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KELLIE NELSON

Governing Board

Socials Co-Chair

Kellie currently serves on the TSC board as co chair to Socials. She has been apart of the board/club since 2018 and has been in different chairs throughout the years. Her favorite position (so far) has been socials. She's been a military spouse since 2017 and moved to Tinker from Lawton. Yep you read that right she's a born and raised okie. Kellie is a stay at home mom but her side gig is the cashier at the Tinker Thrift Shop. She's a girl mom and usually has them with her. Last but not least her favorite activity in the TSC is lunch bunch! P.s. Kellie is also a cat mom and loves all things cats.

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KAITLYN VALERI

Governing Board

Reservations & Volunteer Coordinator

Kaitlyn Valeri is the Reservations and Volunteer Coordinator.

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MEGAN SEBREN

Honorary President

Meghan Sebren is the Honorary President.

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CONNIE COYLE

Advisor

Connie Coyle is an Advisor.

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TIFFANY KALIN

Executive Board

Charitable Director

Tiffany serves on the TSC board as the Charitable Director. As the charitable director she oversees the welfare side of the club overseeing the Thrift Shop, Scholarships, Welfare Treasurer and Welfare Chair. She has been a military spouse since 1992. Tiffany and her husband are high school sweethearts. She moved back to Oklahoma in 2019. It is her second time being stationed here and she loves it. Tiffany has a passion for crafting, enjoys organizing, volunteering and loves time with her family and friends. Her favorite activities in the club are Crafty Crew, Bunco, Lunch Bunch and of course the monthly socials.

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JENNIFER KING

Executive Board

Administrative Treasurer

Jennifer King is the Administrative Treasurer. 

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JANET LUJAN

Executive Board

Welfare Treasurer

Janet Lujan is the Welfare Treasurer.

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JOEL JACOBSON

Governing Board

Thrift Shop Rep. Chair

Joel Jacobson is the Thrift Shop Rep. Chair.

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JONI KIDNEY

Governing Board

Thrift Shop Bookkeeper

Joni Kidney is the Thrift Shop Bookkeeper.

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MEGHAN TEN HAKEN

Governing Board

Scholarship Co-Chair

Meghan Ten Haken serves on the TSC Board as the Scholarship Chair, managing all aspects of our Scholarships competition. She has been a military spouse since 2011 and has been stationed at Tinker since June 2021. Meghan is married to her husband Jason and has four young kids. Meghan loves to spend her time serving whether that be at church or as a Key spouse for her squadron. She also enjoys spending time with friends over coffee or wine. When she isn't wrangling four young kids she can be found curled up with a good book.

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LORI JOHNSON-VEGAS

Governing Board

Community Liaison

Lori Johnson-Vegas is the Community Liaison.

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SARAH CUSTER

Governing Board

Membership Co-Chair

Sarah serves on the TSC board as the membership co-chair with Ashley Payne and as the Point of Contact for the TSC monthly Wine Club. She has been a military spouse since 2019, however, she has lived in Oklahoma since 2013. Sarah is a Louisiana native who grew up as an Air Force “Brat” which has allowed her to grow into the woman, wife, and mother she is today. She is a Navy spouse and a mother of three spirited kiddos. She is also half-way through her master’s program to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. Sarah has a passion for dance, creating long-lasting positive memories, and building support communities for those who meet her. She and her husband love to play video games, try new foods and venues, experience all of the family events in the area, and always have an open door for those who need compassion and a hug. Her favorite activity in the TSC is, of course, Wine Club and the amazing Thrift Store!

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SARAH HARTLEY

Governing Board

Socials Co-Chair

Sarah Hartley is the Socials Co-Chair.

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DONNAVEN MOSER

Governing Board

Publicity Chair & Webmaster

Donnaven serves on the TSC board as the Publicity Chair and Webmaster, managing the TSC website, updating the social media pages, organizing the special activity groups and creating flyers and graphics for the club. She has been a military spouse since 2012 and moved to Oklahoma in 2020 from Florida with her spouse and two dogs. Donnaven has a passion for gardening and the outdoors. She and her husband love to travel, try new foods, and always have a project going. Her favorite activity in the TSC is Coffee Club!

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SANDY D'ANGELO

Welfare Advisor

Sandy D'Angelo is the Welfare Advisor.