Who We Are

Kathy Anderson, President

Kathy is a marketing specialist at Petra Industries, Edmond, Oklahoma. She is also a freelance writer and video professional, having shot, edited, and/or produced several Route 66 videos for both commercial release as well as museum use. Kathy is also a past president of the Oklahoma Route 66 Association and an inductee into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame.

Jim Gleason, Vice President

Jim is a second-generation sign maker. He is a sign-industry consultant and sales/design manager for Superior Neon Signs in Oklahoma City. He also oversees the production and installation of signage from start to finish. Jim is a past president of the Oklahoma Sign Association, initiated their student scholarship program, and helped form the Tri-State Sign Association which hosts the second-largest annual sign convention held in the U.S.

Monica Knudsen, Secretary-Treasurer

Monica has written for national magazines and newspapers, and organized collections of materials for the Smithsonian Institution where she served as a curator of rare books and archival materials and as a reference librarian. She also serves as Public Information Officer for the Dorothy Day Center, St. Charles Borremeo Catholic Church, Oklahoma City, promoting awareness of their hunger ministries.

Justin Booher, Volunteer Coordinator

Justin is President of Vital Outdoors, Edmond, OK. Justin’s been doing signs since 1993 and started his own sign company with his wife Shannon in 1996. They then formed Vital Outdoor in 2004. His company is involved in a variety of not-for-profits, like Special Olympics, Fine Arts Institute of Edmond, and Heartbeat for Hope.

Bill Condon, OAAA Liaison

Bill is TM/VP/GM of Lamar Advertising in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is also a regional supervisor for Lamar and travels to neighboring states. One thing you may not know about Lamar in Oklahoma City — after the Moore tornado struck, Bill and his office provided large heavy-gauge vinyl sheets from expired ads as roof tarps for homes that sustained roof damage. Lamar also serves as the meeting place for the Billboard Museum Association.

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