NSPRA Executive Board Biography

Tony Heaberlin, APR
South Central Regional Vice President
2017-21

Tony Heaberlin, APR, is in his 28th year with Tulsa Tech. He joined the district in 1989 as a media specialist in the Curriculum and Media department. In 1992 when Tulsa Vo-Tech changed its name to Tulsa Technology Center, he was moved to the newly created Marketing department with the main job task of handling the district’s media relations efforts. Job duties included media relations, crisis communications, public relations, writing, photography, radio and television production, publications coordination and special projects. He served as Director of Marketing Communications for five years and now serves as Chief Communications Officer. His duties include supervision of the district’s public relations, government relations and economic development efforts. Graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in Communication in 1987, Tony received a Master’s in Human Relations from OU in 1994.