Meet the Officers & Board of the OKTA
Rick  Reid of Chickasha
is an accomplished
taxidermist and wildlife
artist.  He is the OKTA's
reporter and points
keeper. Along with his
wife Janell, he is a OKTA
Hall of Fame member.
Rick is the quiet back
bone of the OKTA.
Wanda Gray is from
Tishomingo, OK
Gary "Horsefly" Henry of Ada is
a co-competition chairman and
on the rules committee.  Gary is
the "Mr. Fix-It" for the OKTA,
Hall of Fame Member, and
former President.  
President, Steve Abbott
owns and operates CASA
DE Taxidermy in
Newcastle. OK.  He is a
retired OKC Fireman.  
This will be his second
term as President.
Board member, Mark
Pontius of Coweta is also
a board member.  He is
always willing to
contribute and works
very hard for the OKTA.  
He is also a pilot for a
private jet company..
Robby Boyd of Moore is a part-time
taxidermists specializing
Gameheads.  This Robby's first time
on the OKTA board.  Robby has been
a member of the OKTA for 12 years.
Carl Bear is from Blanchard,
Danny Taylor of Schulter is a
State Champion Whitetail
Kevin Clemmons of
Monica Taylor of
Okmulgee, OK is our new
Secrtary/Treasurer,   Her
and her husband operate a
taxidermy business and
are both avid whitetail
competitors and hunters.  
"Taxidermy is a passion,
where I get the chance to
recreate a memory, to last
a life-time."
Wes Mote of Bridge Creek is an
avid whitetail competitor.  He is
a part-time taxidermist with a
strong passion for the art and a
great desire to help.
Joe Padgett is from Walters.