Elizabeth K. Eickman joined the Kirkpatrick Family Fund as director in 2005. For over twenty-eight years the Kirkpatrick Family Fund, an affiliated fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, has made philanthropic investments in ideas and leadership that advance the cultural, intellectual, and social interest of the community. Ms. Eickman directs a multi-state grants program as well as special initiatives which emphasize arts education, the role of arts in community development, organizational endowments, and an important health concern for Oklahoma -- the reduction of teen pregnancy.
Ms. Eickman serves as advisor to the Kirkpatrick Foundation and the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center. She serves on the boards of Green Box Arts Project, Mollie Spencer Farm, Historic Green Mountain Falls Foundation LLC, Campbell Art Park LLC, Thrive the Central Oklahoma Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and is the chair of the Oklahoma City Arts Commission.
Ms. Eickman has served on the board of Philanthropy Southwest and recently co-chaired the Comprehensive Public Art Master Plan Steering Committee for the Oklahoma City Arts Commission. She currently serves on the Oklahoma Economic Impact Study Partner Advisory Committee and is active with the Oklahoma City County Health Department's Wellness Now Coalition as co-chair of the Adolescent Health Work Group focusing on the reduction of teen pregnancy in central Oklahoma.