Ray A. Owens, PhD
Board of Education, Zone 1
The Rev. Dr. Ray A. Owens is the Pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Tulsa, OK.
During his tenure, the church has more than quadrupled in membership and Sunday attendance. In addition to his parish work, Dr. Owens serves as the Affiliate Assistant Professor of Ethics and Black Church Studies at the Phillips Theological Seminary.
Dr. Owens is deeply involved in the Tulsa community. He serves on the Steering Committee of IMPACT-Tulsa and is a board member for Tulsa Educare. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Met Cares Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to facilitate the development of high performing schools in the north Tulsa community.
Dr. Owens is an active member of both Alpha Phi Alpha and Sigma Pi Phi fraternities.
Length of Term: 2024