Outreach & Legislative Director
Sabine joined Oklahoma Policy Institute in January of 2018. She grew up in Germany but has called Oklahoma home since 1998. Before joining Oklahoma Policy Institute she served as the Oklahoma Chapter Leader for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa. Sabine earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Health Science from the University of Oklahoma and was a physician assistant prior to discovering advocacy work. Sabine enjoys working with grassroots advocates to work towards a fair and prosperous Oklahoma. She lives in Bixby with her husband, Eric, and their two children.
Senior Field Organizer
Kyle joined OK Policy as a Field Organizer for Southeastern Oklahoma in early 2019 and was promoted to Senior Field Organizer in July 2019. Kyle was born in Tucson, Arizona to Sheila and Dale Lawson and grew up in Southern Arizona. After finishing high school, he joined the U.S. Army as a Human Intelligence Collector. Upon completing his military service, Kyle attended college, majoring in business administration and minoring in psychology, and then worked for Congressman Jim Kolbe in Arizona’s 5th congressional district for three years. After Rep. Kolbe retired, Kyle worked in the private sector in Phoenix. In 2010, he moved to Southern Oklahoma to be near his family.
Since moving to Oklahoma Kyle has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children for four years, as an officer in the Masonic Lodge, worked with children as a Shriner, and served two years on the board of directors for Restoring Lives as the finance chairman. He was Mayor for the town of Gene Autry for three years, serving in the Mayor’s congress and on the Mayor’s council. Kyle has always been dedicated, hardworking and places an emphasis on community involvement.
Southwest Oklahoma Field Organizer
As a Lawton native and graduate of Eisenhower High School, Jacobi’s roots in southwest Oklahoma communities run deep. He credits his family and teachers for being instrumental in the achievement of earning a scholarship to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The positive role models in his life influenced his decision to major in Special Education with a minor in Behavioral Management. Upon earning his degree, Jacobi moved back to his hometown to help make a difference in his community. Prior to Together Oklahoma, Jacobi ran for Oklahoma State Senate, becoming the youngest person in state history to advance to a general election at the age of 25. Jacobi is host for a local radio talk show called The Revolution, where he is able to connect and educate the community on various issues.
Northeast Oklahoma Field Organizer
D’Marria Monday is a formerly incarcerated woman who uses her voice and experiences to shine a light on the challenges faced by justice-involved Oklahomans. In 2018, D’Marria successfully led a legislative grass-roots campaign to end the shackling of incarcerated pregnant women in Oklahoma. For her dedication and work in spearheading the Anti-Shackling House Bill 3393, she received the Black Wall Street Humanitarian Award of 2018 from the African American Ancestral Society of Tulsa, Dallas, and Houston. She also has been honored as an “Unsung Hero” by the Lacy Park Community Center Council for her legislative work. In addition to her role at OK Policy, D’Marria serves as the Visionary Founder of Block Builderz, which offers community-led solutions as alternatives to incarceration, and serves on the Board of Directors for Racism Stinks and Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice. She graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s in entrepreneurship and a minor in marketing and management. D’Marria lives in Tulsa with her two sons. A 2018 Summer Policy Institute alumnus, Monday joined OK Policy in September 2019.