Dr. Chinnici was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was graduated from
Temple University with a B.S. degree in Education. After teaching in the Public
School System in rural Pennsylvania, she received an M.S. degree in Education
from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She taught at the University
of Florida for two years before returning to pursue her Medical Degree at the
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing a Residency in
General Surgery and a Fellowship in Trauma and Critical Care, Dr. Chinnici
practiced and taught at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Chinnici left Philadelphia to pursue a career in the Public Health Service,
practicing General Surgery at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada,
Oklahoma before retiring from the Military.
Dr. Chinnici’s interests include activities related to the Health Field, Lifetime
sports, Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, Reading, and Gardening.
She currently resides in Carlton Landing, on Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma.
Dr. Jan Summers contributes over 40 years of experience in public schools,
universities, health systems, government agencies, tribal organizations, and
corporations as an Organizational Development and Performance
consultant, trainer, author, motivational speaker, and facilitator.
Dr. Summers earned a bachelor’s degree in Theology and Pastoral
Counseling, a master’s degree in Curriculum Development and a doctorate
in Education with emphasis in Instructional Design and Counseling.
In addition to teaching on the faculty of the University of Georgia and
Oklahoma State University, Dr. Summers has served as a Performance
Consultant for the Chickasaw Nation for the past 20 years. She provides
consultation, training, and facilitation in numerous employee performance
seminars and processes.
Dr. Summers is co-author of The Challenge of Excellence: Learning the
Ropes of Change, and Basic Terminology for Therapeutic Recreation and
other Action Therapies. She was recognized as “Outstanding Faculty
Member” in the School of Allied Health and Educational Psychology at
Oklahoma State University, and is listed in the America’ Registry of
Outstanding Professionals and the “International Who’s Who of
After a 20-year career in broadcast news followed by 30 years serving as Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Oklahoma, Mai retired in the fall of 2017 and is a full-time resident of Carlton Landing with his wife, Nancy. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, he continues to write for area publications. Chuck and Nancy have three adult children and a beautiful new granddaughter.
Kristian (Kris) Brulé was born in Rome, New York, and became a resident of Carlton Landing in September 2014. Although he lives in Edmond, he spends most weekends and holidays at Carlton Landing with his wife, Susan Zubik. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, where he earned a BAA in Management and later obtained his MBA. Kris retired with over 40 years of service from the Federal Government, which included 4.5 years in the Air Force and 30 years as a Contracting Officer and Manager in the Contracting Career field at Tinker Air Force Base. He is now employed with Northrop Grumman as a Contract Administrator on the B-2 Program.