Michelle Boatright joined CAP Tulsa in 2003 and currently manages the departments at CAP Tulsa that offer direct services to families. Additionally, Boatright oversees support departments and a statewide program operated by the agency and serves as CAP Tulsa’s Head Start director. During her tenure at CAP Tulsa, Boatright has served in a range of roles spanning fundraising, strategic planning, family recruitment and intake, home visiting, asset building and work readiness initiatives, public benefit screening, and two-generation program design.
In 2006, when CAP Tulsa was first selected to implement a new statewide program aimed at improving the quality and quantity of services available to at-risk children ages birth through three, Boatright helped lead the effort to launch what became the highly lauded Oklahoma Early Childhood Program.
Prior to joining CAP Tulsa, Boatright was the executive director for a domestic violence services center in central Oklahoma and also served as a child advocate for the organization. She has worked in the non-profit sector for the past 18 years and holds a bachelor’s in psychology from Oklahoma State University.