Board of Trustees
Members' Bios

Gay Kirby

Parent of Alumna
Committee: Development
Gay Kirby is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in education with a certification in learning disabilities. She taught special education before becoming active in numerous community and nonprofit organizations. 
Mrs. Kirby has held leadership roles with the Oklahoma City Flower and Garden Festival and P.E.O., Chapter CK, where she served as treasurer and recording secretary. She served on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Society to Prevent Blindness and was awarded the Volunteer of the Year. Mrs. Kirby was president of the Junior Hospitality Club and served on the Women’s Committee of the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra and had an active role on the Decorator Showhouse Committee for several years. She served on the board of directors for the Arts Council Oklahoma City and served as Festifall chairman, Wintertales chairman, and chairman of the Festival of the Arts.

She was an active participant in the Oklahoma American Cancer Society, Prevent Blindness Oklahoma and Rainbow Fleet. Mrs. Kirby was also a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Oklahoma County and was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from CASA. In addition, she was very involved in Heritage Hall where she served as a Trustee for several years, as well as at Casady School where she served in the leadership of the Mothers Club (CPO) and served as Book Fair chairman. She is actively involved on the Board of Directors of Nichols Hills Parks, Inc., where she serves as secretary.

Mrs. Kirby and her husband, Ed, have two children, Chris Kirby, who attended Casady through 4th grade and graduated from Heritage Hall in 1997 and Laura Love ’89, a Casady ‘lifer’ and recipient of the Casady School Alumni Achievement Award. Laura earned a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. The Kirbys also have three grandchildren, Kirby, Jackson, and Brooks, who reside in Denver.
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