Erin Barnhart, Executive Director

Erin Barnhart joined the staff at Norman Regional Health Foundation in November 2014. Erin brings to the Foundation 12 years' experience in working with nonprofit organizations such as the American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity. Most recently, Erin served the past six years as the Mission Advancement Director for the Center for Children and Families (CCFI). At CCFI, she managed the Mission Advancement team's fundraising, donor relations, communications and marketing efforts, established the Hope for Children Endowment and assisted in raising $3.9 million for the organization's first-ever capital campaign. Prior to working in the nonprofit field, Erin managed the NCAA's Corporate Partner program for Host Communications, a sports marketing company located in Lexington, KY.

Born and raised in West Virginia, Erin graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and a Master's Degree in Sports Marketing from West Virginia University. Erin and her husband, Eric, live in Norman and have two children, Blake and Grace. Contact Erin.


Trisha Crow, Development Coordinator

Trish Crow joined the staff at Norman Regional Health Foundation in 2007. Before coming to Norman Regional, Trish taught kindergarten at Middle Earth Kindergarten and Eisenhower Elementary; served on multiple community boards, and volunteered with many civic organizations. She also served our country in the Air Force both active duty and in the reserves. She brings a multitude of strengths to the Foundation. She is highly organized, multi-tasks well, loves people, and pays great attention to detail, which helps with event planning and donor relations.

Trish hails from Dimmit, Texas - a small West Texas town. She met her husband Jeff while they were both serving in the military and their family has lived in Texas, New Jersey, South Dakota, England, Germany, Hawaii and following Jeff’s retirement now refer to Norman, Oklahoma as their permanent home. She loves spending quality time with her family, running, exploring outdoors, live music and traveling. Trish and Jeff have a growing family with three adult children, their spouses and three adorable grandkids with another on the way. Contact Trisha.

Emily Bendick, Donor Relations Specialist

Emily Bendick joined the staff at Norman Regional Health Foundation in 2019. Bendick brings to the Foundation 10 years of experience in multiple industries. Previously, she worked as Manager of Operations at KIPP Reach Charter School and Director of Corporate Communications at CMA Strategies, a political consulting firm based in OKC. Bendick was born in Edwards, CA on Edwards Air Force Base and raised in Edmond, OK. She is a 2012 graduate of the University of Oklahoma where she studied Public Relations and Art History. Bendick enjoys being active in her community most. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Norman Next and RACE Dance Collective and volunteers with a variety of local nonprofits. Contact Emily.

Jenna Woodward, Donor Engagement and Event Coordinator 

Jenna Woodward joined the staff at Norman Regional Health Foundation in 2022. Before coming to Norman Regional, Jenna worked as the Director of Events in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at OU. She has a passion for event planning and building connections in the Norman community.

Jenna is from Oklahoma City. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2011 and loved Norman so much that she never left. She loves spending quality time with her husband (Tyler), two kids (Emery and Ty), running, being with friends and family, and finding all the great dining and dessert options Norman has to offer. 

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