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Dane Dikeman Matthews, American urban planner. Recipient Special Recognition award, Downtown Tulsa Unlimited, 1988.


Matthews, Dane Dikeman was born on December 19, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Neil Jude and Virginia Ann (Turnbull) Dikeman.


Bachelor with distinction, University Oklahoma, 1972. Master of Regional and City Planning, University Oklahoma, 1974.


Planner Hudgins, Thompson & Ball, Inc., Tulsa, 1975-1976. Economic development planner Tulsa Metro. Area Planning Commission, 1976-1977.

Planner II Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, 1977-1980. Principal regional planner Indian Nations Council Governments, Tulsa, 1980—2004. Assistant manager Land Development Services Inc., since 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Project director Kendall-Whittier Neighborhood Master Plan, 1992.


Board directors, chair house committee Arts and Humanities Council, Tulsa, 1991—1996, 2000—2003. Division chair Tulsa Area United Way, 1988—1996. Member advisory council Mobile Outreach and Crisis Services, 1995—2002, co-chair, 2000—2002.

Chairman Tulsa County Long Term Care Authority, 1999—2000, 2002—2003, since 2008. Board directors Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League, 1993—1995, Parkside Community Mental Health Center, Tulsa, 1986—2000, Tulsa County Long Term Care Authority, 1995—2003, since 2007. Member American Institute Certified Planners (certified), American Planning Association (Oklahoma chapter president 1988-1989, Master Plan award 1992, Outstanding Professional Planner 1991), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, reading, raising dogs. Fax: (918) 583-1024. E-mail: dmatthews@incog.org.


Married John Wesley Matthews, December 28, 1971.

Neil Jude Dikeman

Virginia Ann (Turnbull) Dikeman

John Wesley Matthews