Pro-Life Conservative Committed to Excellence
Marilyn Stark has served the community for a number of years, holding a variety of roles and titles throughout her career. One of the first things her friends and family will tell you is that she has always committed to fight for the underdog, and for truth, transparency and accountability, both personal and corporate. Committed to change in our world, Marilyn has set her standards high, and will not stop fighting until a proper balance has been reached.
Marilyn has worked in Intensive Care and Home Health as a Registered Nurse for 15 years followed by almost 20 years at Love Link Ministries, Inc. She has a wide variety of experience. Marilyn has always been committed to helping others. As a nurse, she learned to assess a situation, make life and death decisions, and act, often under stressful circumstances. Marilyn also learned to advocate for patients and families.
Marilyn served as a volunteer, office manager, board member and ultimately as the Executive Director of Love Link Ministries, Inc. The organization worked with men trying to leave drugs and alcohol behind; helped feed the working poor and unemployed; and worked to restore dignity and empower each individual. She has worked with budgets; navigated Federal, City and State agencies; and networked with various non-profit, city and state agencies to meet needs.
Muskogee High School Class of 1975
Southern Nazarene University 1975 -1980
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biology
University of Oklahoma College of Nursing - 1982-1984
Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Registered Nurse
August 1984 - July 1999 - Registered Nurse
Pediatric Burn Unit, Adult ICU, Travel Nursing and Home Health
Love Link Ministries, Inc.
August 1999 - May 2006 - Office Manager
November 2008 - April 2017 - Executive Director
Self-employed May 2006 - November 2008
Independent Consultant May 2017
Distinguished Service Award - working with youth 1986
Distinguished Service Award - volunteering 2006
Southern Nazarene University Outstanding Alumni -
Service Behind the Scenes 2014
Brownfields Training (EPA)
OK Center for Non-Profits – Standards in Excellence
Butterfield Foundation – Butterfield Board Development
Bridges Out of Poverty
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