Beth Alexander

Beth Alexander

Seat: #1

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 246
Achille, OK 74720
Cell: (580) 272-7850
Home:(580) 283-3409
beth.alexander@chickasaw.net

Chickasaw Lineal Ancestors:

  • Mother, Mary June Dickinson
  • Maternal Grandmother, Mary Anetta Collins (original enrollee)
  • Great Grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Collins
  • Great-Great Grandmother, Mary Potts
  • Great-Great-Great Grandmother, Rhoda Gunn
  • Great-Great-Great-Great Grandmother, Molly Colbert
  • Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Grandfather, William Colbert
  • Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Grandfather, James Logan Colbert

Type of Tribal Involvement

  • Member, Chickasaw Tribal Legislature, 1998-present.
  • Current Member, Tribal Historical and Cultural Preservation and Legislative Committees.
  • Chairman, Education Committee, 2002.
  • Prior member of Land Development, Education/Health Care, Election Rules and Regulations, Tribal Justice Ad Hoc, New Capitol Building Ad Hoc and Historical Capitol Ad Hoc Committees.
  • Current Chickasaw Representative, Work Task Force, Durant, OK

Goals
I strive to enhance opportunities for housing, employment and economic development in the Panola District and to enhance the quality of life for all Chickasaw citizens.

Education and Career

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas; Teaching Certificates in Oklahoma and Texas.
  • School teacher for 12 years, various grades; currently 6th, 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Kingston, Oklahoma.
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Kingston Public Schools, 2002.
  • Active in children's ministry for 12 years.

Activities

  • My life is shared with husband Rick and sons Joshua and Will.
  • I enjoy any activities with children of any age, horseback riding and garage sales.
  • I enjoy reading.
  • I raise laying hens.