Nancy Mason, MHR
Nancy Mason is a member of the Choctaw Nation. She obtained a Master of Human Relations degree from the University of Oklahoma. She has worked with youth and families since 1993 as a direct care staff, child welfare worker and as a program development specialist. Her primary focus has been in working with teenagers as they transition to adulthood. Nancy specializes in Positive Youth Development, Person Centered Planning, youth advisory boards, event planning, life skills implementation, group facilitation and strategic planning. Nancy has assisted in the development of the Native Pathways to Adulthood and the Presenting with Purpose curriculum for foster youth and service providers.
Jasmyne Jack, AS
Youth Services Specialist
Jasmyne Jack is a Muscogee (Creek) citizen and a descendant of the skunk clan. She is a graduate from Oklahoma State University - Institute of Technology with an Associate's Degree in Allied Health Science. Jasmyne has been a part of youth organizations since 2012 and has worked for youth organizations since 2015. She is currently a member of the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council and was selected as the 2015 Female Youth Council Member of the Year. Jasmyne is also a "WeRNative" Youth ambassador and was invited to the first ever Tribal Youth Gathering hosted by the Obama Administration. She is an advocate for youth and loves to encourage and watch all youth fulfill their potential and become amazing leaders.
Meet The Team
Samantha Coon, BBS
Youth Services Specialist
Samantha Coon is a Muscogee (Creek) citizen. She is a descendant of the Ecaswv (Beaver) Clan and is of the New Tulsa Tribal Town. She is a graduate of Seminole State College with her Associate's degree in General Education and has studied at Northeastern State University where she majored in Native American Studies with a minor in Business Administration. Samantha recently graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Biblical Counseling from Indian Bible College in Flagstaff, Arizona. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Intercultural Studies from Phoenix Seminary. She has been involved in working with native Youth and young adults since 2012 through various opportunities across Oklahoma and the U.S. Samantha is passionate about the care and guidance that our young Mvskoke people need, and to encourage them to pursue their dreams, goals, and the possibilities and potential that they ALL have within themselves.
Aaron Soap, BS
Special Projects Coordinator
Aaron Soap is a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen with Choctaw and Cherokee heritage. he is a descendant of the Nokose (Bear) Clan. He graduated from the College of the Muscogee Nation with an Associate's Degree in Native American Studies. Aaron obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is currently pursuing his Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from SOSU. Aaron is an advocate for mental health awareness in the Native American community. He looks forward to continuing to serve and support the youth.
Jasmine Buckley, AAS
Jasmine Buckley is a Muscogee (Creek) citizen and a descendant of the Seminole tribe. She is a member of the Alabama-Quassarte Tibal Town and a dughter of the Ecovlke (Deer Clan). She graduated from the College of the Muscogee Nation with an Associate of Applied Science in Police Science. Jasmine has participated, as well as served, in various youth organizations since 2009. She is currently a member of the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council. Jasmine loves giving back to her community and Nation by sharing her passions in photography, beading, and media design.