Tricia Everest attended Oklahoma City’s Casady High School before graduating from Vanderbilt University in 1993. She attended the University of Oklahoma School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor in 2003.

Her legal work has included serving as an Assistant Attorney General representing the State of Oklahoma.

Tricia focuses most of her time ensuring there are sufficient forms of art available for children as she believes they are designing the landscape of our future; giving women tools so they may pave new roads for their children that don’t include abuse, illiteracy, incarceration and addiction; and teaching cultures family members with mental health issues have curable diseases rather than deniable embarrassments. Tricia currently serves on the following boards and organizations:

Social Services
Chair Family Justice Center of Oklahoma City (Palomar)
Access 2 Justice Commission
Advisory Board Chairman of the Inasmuch Foundation
Director Oklahoma Lawyers for Children
Past-Chair ReMerge
Director Wilderness Matters
Chairman YMCA
Director United Way of Central Oklahoma

Health
Director Dean I. McGee Eye Institute
Director Mercy Hospital
Executive Board Oklahoma Health Center Foundation
Board of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Arts
Chair Allied Arts
Director Annie Oakley Society for the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Advisory Board Oklahoma Contemporary

Education
Board of Visitors Casady High School
Board of Visitors University of Oklahoma College of International Studies
Board of Visitors University of Oklahoma College of Law
Trustee Oklahoma City University


She has previously served organizations including All Souls Church, Beacon Club, Calm Waters, Positive Tomorrows, Community Hospice, Juliette Low Society, Committee of 100, Special Care, Heart Association, Infant Crisis Services, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, Oklahoma Cancer Care Foundation, Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, Oklahoma Outreach (Teen Recovery Solutions) and A Chance to Change.

Honorary Doctorate in Humanities Oklahoma City University
Honorary Long Term Care Administrator License
Honorary Alcohol and Drug Counselor License
2009 Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations Citizen Academy Graduate

​2011 Woman of the Year Recipient – Journal Record
2012 Volunteer of the Year YMCA
2012 Volunteer of the Year YWCA
2012 Societies Philanthropist of the Year
2013 Recipient Lee Allan Smith Oklahoma Legacy Award
2015 Festival of Hope Honoree
2016 Compassionate Citizen of the Year, Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled

​2017 President’s Professional Attorney Award Oklahoma County Bar Association

​2017 AZTEC Pathfinder’s Recipient
2018 Oklahoma City University Honorary Doctorate
Tricia Everest