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Jan Peery

Facing Life’s Game Changers
Jan Peery, YWCA, CEO, Oklahoma City, OK

When you’re face to face with one of life’s game changers, learn how to P.A.S.S through the challenge, rather than to it.

Knowledge Level: Basic
No Prerequisites or advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Personal Development

About Jan Peery

Janet L. Peery is the CEO for YWCA Oklahoma City. A Certified Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Professional (CDSVRP), she has established YWCA OKC as a leading provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services in Oklahoma.  During her twenty year leadership, YWCA OKC established SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) program, paving the way for SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) for Oklahoma County. Also beginning YWCA’s Dating Violence Prevention Education Program, Domestic Violence Education for Incarcerated Women, and the Oklahoma County Task Force for the Prevention of Family Violence.  Jan is a founder of the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women, OCU Meinders School of Business, and Greater OKC Chamber of Commerce. She currently is appointed by the Governor to the Governor’s Criminal Justice Reform Task Force and the Governor’s State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Jan also serves as Co-Chair for the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Legislative Committee, and the Jim Thorpe Patient Advisory Council.  Jan’s ability to work collaboratively with the District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Corrections, medical and forensic agencies, and local and state law enforcement agencies, helping to establish programs and services vital to the community and to the safety of women and children, has earned her numerous local, state and national awards/recognition.

Of all her accomplishments, Jan is most proud of her husband, children and grandchildren.

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