The Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame selected Lane as an inductee in April of 2015. Lane has covered city governments, the schools, non-profits and the social scene, since coming to work at OKC FRIDAY. Lane is married to Bob Lane. They have two children. Bobby is married and lives in Lacey, Wash. Her daughter Carrie is a graduate of John Brown University.
BCBS of Oklahoma
He currently serves on the board of directors for the OKC downtown Improvement District, Last Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, Automobile Alley, Scissortail Park Foundation, and Allied Arts. He is Chairman of Allied Arts. He served on the board of directors for Greater Oklahoma City Chamber from 2005 to 2015. He served on the board of the Oklahoma Community Foundation from 2000 to 2013 and was president from 2009 to 2012. He served as President of the Last Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America from 2007 to 2010. He has also served on the board of directors for the Oklahoma City Arts Council. Since 2010, Steve has served on the $135 OKC MAPS 3 Transit/Modern Streetcar Subcommittee which opened December, 2018. Steve has co-chaired 7 inaugurations of Oklahoma Statewide Elected Officials since 1994. He was appointed Chairman of the Oklahoma State Capitol Repair Oversight Committee which is responsible for the $245M renovation of the Oklahoma State Capitol in 2014. He chaired the site selection, design, and construction of a $12.7M girl scout camp at the okc zoo from 2016 to 2020. He is Chairman of Allied Arts. Steve is the owner of Mason Realty Investors, LLC which has restored, remodeled and manages 38 historic buildings in Oklahoma City in Automobile Alley, Capitol Hill, and the Plaza District with 60 retail, restaurant, and office tenants. Steve is the father of Travis, George and Marie who earned their Eagle and Gold Scout Awards.
After construction was completed, the current law office was officially opened on June 1, 1983. In order to make better use of the office space, major remodeling was performed in 1985, which resulted in a new reception area, more attorney/client privacy, and a larger work room to accommodate computer equipment and additional filing space. In April 1987, Julie E. Bates, Marty’s wife, joined the practice and the firm name was changed to Postic & Bates, A Professional Corporation. Marty and Julie’s son David Postic joined the practice in September 2016.
Postic & Bates
Oklahoma Natural Gas
Folds of Honor Foundation
Byron holds a degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma. After graduation, Byron worked as a family and adolescent counselor at the Norman Alcohol Information Center and also served as youth director at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Norman. He has trained in group process with Virginia Satir (People Making), Don Lowery (True Colors), and many other innovators of group work. He joined Possibilities, Inc., twenty years ago as a Training and Facilitation Specialist, and was named Executive Director in April 2019.
Byron’s goal for the mission work of Possibilities is always the same - to create safe environments where people can find their own voices. Byron believes humans are social beings, meaning we work best in interaction with one another. His mission with Possibilities is to help humans connect and work toward common goals. A recent focus has become helping people talk about issues of race and injustice in safe spaces to help them move from oppression and anger to healing, harmony, and creating new paths for the future.