The Victims Services Staff

BRIAN HENDRIX, Director of Victims Services

Brian is responsible for the management of the Oklahoma Crime Victims Compensation Program. He supervises division staff and is the Administrator for the Victims Compensation Board and the Sexual Assault Examination Fund. Brian is also responsible for overseeing the financial management of both Programs.

MEAGAN BLAN, Board Claims Examiner

Meagan is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on all crime victims compensation claims totaling between $2,500 and $10,000. She is also responsible for reviewing victims compensation claims over $10,000 that are scheduled for Board decision. Meagan also processes Additional Considerations on any claims that were originally assigned to her.

VACANT, Applications Programmer/Analyst

This position maintains and develops OCVC and VOCA related computer programs.

TINA HARMAN, Public Information Officer

Tina is responsible for all website edits, press releases, training, and outreach programs pertaining to the OCVC Program. Tina also attends Pardon and Parole meetings and is there to assist victims before and after testimony. She also is responsible for special events.

NICK LAY, State Tribal Victim Liaison, Special Projects Outreach Coordinator

Nick is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Tribal Victim Services Programs across Oklahoma.  He is also in charge of special outreach projects under the OCVC.

ROXANNA MYERS, Administrative Claims Examiner

Roxanna is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on all crime victims compensation claims totaling less than $2,500, and all claims submitted for eligibility consideration. Roxanna also processes Additional Considerations on any claims that were originally assigned to her.

VACANT, Victims Services Assistant

Primary contact for the division and takes the majority of calls from the public. Responsible for incoming division mail, deposits, scheduling services, updating the website, and assisting other staff with mail-outs. In addition, the Victims Services Assistant also reviews claims for criminal/civil case status.

CLAUDIA ROMERO, File Clerk

Claudia works part-time in the Victims Division and is responsible for filing and records disposition. In addition to this responsibility, Claudia logs in all victims compensation claims and assists with Spanish speaking clients.

VALERIE STEPHENS, Sexual Assault and Restitution Recovery Specialist

Valerie is the go-to person for all matters pertaining to the Sexual Assault Examination Fund. She is responsible for processing payments for all sexual assault examinations in Oklahoma. Valerie is also responsible for evaluating claims for possible restitution/subrogation recovery.

CELESTE TAYLOR, Victim Services Accountant

Celeste assists with budgeting and reconciliation of all accounts administered through the DAC Victims Division.