Meet the Elders

  • Barney Blue

    Barney and his wife, Mary, have been Alameda members since 1980. They have four children, Jennifer, Johnny, Randy and Sandy. Barney has been a shepherd since 2012.

  • Eric Clingan

    Eric and his wife Anita have been Alameda members since 2009. They have two adult children, Kristen and Zac. Eric has worked in oil and gas related industries for over 22 years, and Anita has been a public educator for her entire professional career. Eric enjoys fishing and losing to his son in golf; while Anita enjoys cooking and trying new recipes, as well as watching true crime dramas.  Eric and Anita both appreciate the community outreach of Alameda and hope to help grow this effort in the coming years.

  • Jimmy Givens

    Jimmy and his wife Katy have been members of Alameda since it was formed by the merger of two Norman congregations in the 1970s. They have two adult children and one grandchild. Jimmy is an attorney by training, and is employed by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality in an administrative role. Katy’s work experience has included many years as a medical transcriptionist. Among Alameda activities that they especially enjoy are volunteering in the Streams of Water ministry, periodically teaching the infant Bible class, and singing. Their leisure activities include reading, watching sports, and working crossword puzzles. Jimmy has been a shepherd since 2017.

  • Mike Hughes

    Mike and his wife, Tammy, have been Alameda members since 2009. They have two daughters, Valerie and Erin. Mike has been a shepherd since 2012.

  • Brian Jones


  • Steve Knight

    Steve and his wife Alana have been Alameda members since 2008. They have three children, Bryan, Emily, and Hannah and four grandsons. Steve has been a shepherd since 2017. Steve retired from a 44 year career in public education in 2018. In his free time, Steve enjoys traveling, sports officiating, golf, flying, and duplicate bridge. Alana is a retired registered nurse who has volunteered as a tutor with Whiz Kids for 8 years. She is also active in foreign medical missions.

  • Mike lee

    Mike and his wife, Billeta, have been Alameda members since 1980. They have two children, Rachael and Michael. Mike has been a shepherd since 2009.

  • keith Lough

    Keith and his wife, La Nita, have been Alameda members since 2006. They have three children, Brian, Cindy and Kevin. Keith has been a shepherd since 2010.

  • DeWayne Mitchell

    DeWayne and his wife Stephanie have been members of Alameda since 1998. DeWayne and Stephanie have two children: McKenna and Dylan. DeWayne is a graduate of the OU School of Meteorology and has been employed as a meteorologist for his entire career in both the public and private sector. Stephanie has been employed by the FAA for 20 years. DeWayne enjoys reading, watching OU football, water sports and exercising (swimming and cycling). DeWayne and Stephanie enjoy traveling, gardening and cooking together.