management

MANAGEMENT

Jack R. Evans (aka J. Glenn Evans)—Director-President-Treasurer

Jesse Grandstaff—Director-Executive Vice President

Kerry Kincade-Director

Bernie Meyer—Director-Assistant Treasurer

Guy Tucker--Director

Barbara Conroy—Secretary

 

Jack R. Evans (aka J. Glenn Evans)—Director-President-Treasurer

Part Cherokee, Evans spent his early youth on a small farm during the dust bowl days of the Great Depression in Wewoka, Oklahoma. Lived in Seattle 54 years and now resides in Olympia, Washington. Worked in a lumber mill and operated a mining company and co-produced a movie, Christmas Mountain—The Story of a Cowboy Angel with Mark Miller and co-starring Slim Pickens. Early on he wanted to become a great rich writer, but was sidetracked for twenty years by the advice of a wealthy uncle to “go where the money is if you want to get rich.” He pursued the career of stockbroker and investment banker and became owner and president of a securities firm with three offices and forty brokers. Founder of PoetsWest, Activists for a Better World and Glenn Kay Evans Farms, Inc., currently hosts PoetsWest at KSER 90.7FM, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show. He has written eight books of poetry, six community histories, three novels, Broker Jim, Zeke’s Revenge and Wayfarers-Where No One Is an Outcast and a works in process novel, The Last Lumber Baron. In addition Evans has written numerous political essays.

 

Jesse Grandstaff—Director- Executive Vice President

Bank loan officer with the Security State Bank, Wewoka, Oklahoma.  He is a local director who lives in the area where Glenn Kay Evans Farms, Inc.is located.  He is active in local public associations such as the Lion’s Club. He is active in organic farming.

 

Kerry Kincaid—Director

Is a local director who lives in Wewoka, Oklahoma where the farm is located. He is a professional pharmacist and owns and operates one of the main drug stores in the area.  He owns a local farm and is active in organic farming,

 

Bernard “Bernie” Meyer (also known as The American Gandhi)—Director-Assistant Treasurer

He began his justice and peace career as a Catholic priest in Cleveland, Ohio. Beginning in 2002, he has portrayed Mohandas Karamchaud Gandhi and has become known as, “The American Gandhi” because of his work in India in 2002 and from 2007 to the present time. As reflected in statements on the back of his book, The American Gandhi: “For over 40 years Meyer has seen and done it all in America’s movements for peace and justice. Activists have come and gone, but Meyer has stayed, and the knowledge he has gained is invaluable for anyone hoping to achieve positive change in the 21st century,” – Charlie Meconis, founder, Institute for Global Security Studies. Meyer lives in Olympia Washington.