Cindy Van Kley
Cindy Van Kley is the Public Relations Representative for Advantage Bank, where she also is the in-house graphic designer. In addition to serving on the Board of the Black Chamber of Commerce, she serves on the Spencer Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, where she is the newsletter editor and a past president. She serves as Vice President of the Eastern Oklahoma County Tourism Council, and serves on the Community Advisory Panel of the EmPower Works program at Rose State College. Cindy is a member of the ABC Referrals Club at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, and serves on the board of directors of Mid-Del Art Guild, where she has been the newsletter editor for over 20 years. She and her husband, Neal, are members of the Spencer Historical Society and are volunteers supporting the maintenance of the Spencer Museum and grounds.
A frequent volunteer in the Spencer area schools, you may find Cindy working in the Concession stand at Star Spencer home games, reading to students at Spencer or Green Pastures Elementary Schools, or face painting at a school carnival at Willow Brook Elementary. A calligrapher and artist working in pastels, acrylics and oils whenever her schedule permits, she has taught principles of art and color-mixing mini-classes in many Eastern Oklahoma County elementary schools as a volunteer with Mid-Del Art Guild’s Artists in the Schools program. For over 40 years, she has been a Sunday School teacher for the Bahá’í Communities of Bethany, Oklahoma City, Spencer, and now at the Edmond Bahá’í Center, where she also is the children’s song leader. Cindy and Neal Van Kley are long-time residents of Spencer, with two grown children and 5 grandchildren.