Carlos Moreno is a graphic designer at CAP Tulsa, an anti-poverty organization and national leader in early childhood education. He also volunteers with Code for Tulsa, working to make local government work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century. As a serial entrepreneur, writer, and community activist, he has been at the forefront of many of Tulsa’s innovative ideas and civic engagement movements including the formation of Tulsa Fablab, The Forge, YP Tulsa, TulsaNow, Smart Growth Tulsa, and the Tulsey Awards.
He was selected by national urban-affairs magazine NextCity as part of its 2014 Vanguard Class. In 2015, he was certified by IDEO and +Acumen, in the practice of Human-Centered Design. Carlos earned a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Leadership from the College of Professional and Continuing Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He completed his Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, with a focus on civic technology, in the Summer of 2020. Carlos also serves on the board of Urban Coders Guild which serves to teach programming skills to disadvantaged youth, and as an Advisory Board member for the City of Tulsa’s Office of Performance Strategy and Innovation.
Meg Sutherland is a communications and marketing professional with over 15 years of experience. Much of her focus has been on helping area non-profits that provide assistance for women, children and minorities. Most recently, she co-founded Spark Collaborative which supports creative projects with some element of social responsibility. The most recent of these is the Victory of Greenwood where she performs extensive research, editing and grant writing.
Her pro-bono work has included providing public relations services to TulsaNow and as a storyteller for Code for Tulsa (a local brigade of Code for America). She was also instrumental in the creation of Tulsa Little Jam, a video and podcast series showcasing area musicians and performers, which launched in Tulsa in 2018.
Meg graduated, cum laude, from Langston University in 1996 with a B.A. in Psychology. She has two adult sons and resides in Tulsa, OK.
Mery McNett is a Tulsa-based graphic designer and multi-media artist. She served as the graphics and communications director in the Tulsa Arts District for 10 years.
As an artist, she works in various media, including painting, sculpture and video art, with subject matters focusing on the human brain. Through the years, her graphic design work has been used in material produced by Tulsa area arts organizations, such as Living Arts of Tulsa, the Blue Dome Arts Festival, and AHHA Tulsa.
She graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts with a minor in Art History.