Alex Newman has been an Oklahoma resident for 25 years and is currently Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the largest local non-believer group in the state, Oklahoma Atheists. Before joining the movement, she graduated from Oklahoma City University with a degree in Psychology and joined in with local protests and lobby activities. She is an enthusiastic and newly-minted activist who has been involved in several local efforts, including speaking out against legislation that threatens equal rights for Oklahomans and helping to grow her local organization. Alex is also dedicated to community service and has volunteered with organizations such as the Central Oklahoma Humane Society and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Her vision for her state involves uniting atheists and freethinkers all over Oklahoma in order to help serve the purpose of promoting positive atheism, fostering community among non-believers, and fighting for equality and the separation of church and state.