Keri Fothergill, sister of Sand Springs Vice Mayor John Fothergill, was nominated by Mayor Mike Burdge and approved by a 6-0-0 vote for appointment to the City Planning Commission Monday evening. John Fothergill excused himself from the discussion and voting concerning her appointment.
Keri Fothergill holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma and has served as a political aid to three Tulsa Mayoral Administrations. She served as a legislative aid to the Tulsa City Council and worked as the Community Involvement Coordinator for the Refuse and Recycling Division. She is currently the Development Services Liaison for the City of Tulsa's Planning and Development Department.
She has lived in Sand Springs for seventeen years and has an extensive history of community service to organizations such as Child Abuse Network, the Tulsa Crime Commission, and the Sand Springs Development Authority. She has served as a board member for the Tulsa Global Alliance and participated in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Professional Fellows Exchange program.