Dr. David Kimmel
The Rev. Dr. David Kimmel is the Director for Center-Based Services and the Program Director for Family Expectations (FE) where he provides leadership and strategic vision to one of the nation’s premier healthy marriage and relationship programs. Dr. Kimmel is committed to discovering the most effective methods for improving the relational lives of all Oklahomans.
David has a long history of public service. He has worked with University of Oklahoma for nine years leading their distance educational efforts to military members and their families around the world. Additionally, he served in the Army for 21 years, rising through the enlisted ranks to his rank of Major at retirement. Dr. Kimmel earned his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies, with an Emphasis in Organization Leadership, from the University of Oklahoma in 2001. In addition, he is an Adjunct Faculty for the College of Liberal Studies, a trained life coach, and a certified Family and Divorce mediator.
David is ordained through the International Assembly of God and holds a Biblical Counseling Certificate with the Christian Counseling and Education Federation. He currently provides mentoring, coaching and premarital counseling at Victory Family Church in Norman.
David and Susan love to spend time with their two grandchildren, Brooke and Nate, and daughter, Jess. David and Susan were preceded in death by their son, Nate. David and his wife, Susan, split their time between Norman and Carlton Landing, where they own a home on lower Boardwalk.