Sarah McLean, President
Sarah McLean is a two-time breast cancer survivor. Her first diagnosis was at the young age of 26 and her second diagnosis was at 34. She has dedicated her life to the emotional and spiritual restoration of survivors as well as their families.
She and her husband, Steve, founded Project 31, which supports the breast cancer community through outreach, education, and financial support. She lives in Oklahoma City with Steve and their two children, Colin and Tatum. She is the author of the recently published Pink Is The New Black.
Dawn Harth, Vice President, COO
Dawn oversees the marketing and branding of Project31. She has worked in all aspects of the advertising and marketing business and has a heart for the mission of Project31 – utilizing her love of the written word and passion for storytelling to reach women and their families affected by breast cancer.
Jane Wilson, Treasurer, CFO
As a 15+ year survivor of breast cancer, Jane has a personal passion for the mission of Project31 and has been involved in the organization since the earliest days of its development. She has worked alongside Sarah McLean to create the vision of the organization and its focus on the emotional and spiritual healing of survivors. Jane has more than 30 years of accounting experience, including more than 15 years of specialization in accounting for nonprofits. She is the author of A Jar For My Tears: A Journal of Prayer and Healing for Women with Breast Cancer and is currently working on a devotional series for Project31.
Becki Sigmon, Outreach Coordinator
Becki is a breast cancer survivor and is passionate about using her experience and her relationship with the Lord to serve other women and their families who are walking through the breast cancer journey. Before joining Project31, she worked for 37 years with the Department of Justice. She and her husband, David, are now enjoying time with their first grandchild.
Juan Claros Sorto
Dr. Claros-Sorto is a surgical oncologist at Stephenson Cancer Center and assistant professor of surgery at the University of Oklahoma. He obtained his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and his surgical training at the University of Oklahoma. Upon graduation, he pursued a breast oncology fellowship at Texas Tech University. He is Board certified by the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. As co-director of the breast cancer multidisciplinary clinic at Stephenson Cancer Center, his role is to help educate women about their surgical options and guide them in making safe decisions as they work together to fight the disease.
Lon is the secretary/treasurer for Harrison-Orr Air Conditioning – a commercial mechanical contractor in Oklahoma City. With a heart for personal and leadership development, Lon serves in many voluntary and leadership roles throughout the community, in addition to his role on the Project31 board. He is a trustee on the Sheet Metal Workers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, secretary for the Sheet Metal Contractors Association, and an active member and deacon of Edmond’s First Baptist Church. Lon and his wife Jennifer have three boys: Charlie, Sam and Owen.
Barbe is a breast cancer survivor and found Project31 through her experience in treatment and recovery. She is a passionate advocate for the breast cancer community as well as an active member of many statewide and local civic and charitable organizations. In addition to her efforts with Project31, she is a member of the Northeastern State University (NSU) alumni association, a sorority sponsor and chapter advisor for Delta Zeta at NSU, a sustainer member of the Edmond Women’s Club, an ambassador for the Edmond Chamber of Commerce and an active participant in the organization’s annual fundraiser, the Total Resource Campaign.
Michelle is a breast cancer survivor and serves as secretary for the Project31 board. She is a customer success manager for RICOH USA, where she provides her project management expertise in support of new or expanded customer accounts. She was diagnosed in 2018, and through her diagnosis experienced first-hand the vision and mission of Project31. She is now excited to bring that experience and insight in support of others through Project31.
Vicki is a licensed pastor who served over 15 years as associate pastor at Victory Church in Oklahoma City. She is currently the adminstrator of the local plumbing business that she and her husband, Russell, purchased in 2011. As sales have grown, Vicki and her husband have expanded their ongoing support of worldwide mission organizations. In addition to her role on the Project31 board, Vicki also serves as a board member for MountainChild – dedicated to raising awareness and providing resources for the impoverished children in the Himalayn mountain region. They have also expanded their business activities to include operating several commercial and residential rental properties and, most recently, opening a distillery in downtown Oklahoma City. Vicki and Russell live in Edmond, where they remain actively involved at Victory Church.
Mark balances his time between two professional responsibilities. He is an associate professor at Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City and also serves on the board of directors for Armstrong Relocation Co., a moving, storage, logistics, and relocation services company with 30 locations across the country. Mark’s community involvement is centered around Christian higher education and church involvement in various capacities. Prior to his role on Project31’s board, he served as a small group leader and trustee for Divine Life Church in Bethany and a volunteer at Westminster School in Oklahoma City. Mark and his wife have two children and are active members of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.