Link to the livestream: 11:55am
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In keeping with Rotary’s mission of service above self, we strongly recommend that only those members and guests that are vaccinated attend our in-person meetings.
A proven nonprofit professional in leading programs that promote positive social and economic development, Jenna Morey was named the Executive Director for ReMerge of Oklahoma County in June 2020. Prior to joining ReMerge, she served as the Vice President of Workforce Development for Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma. Morey has also led statewide efforts to expand apprenticeship and work-based learning opportunities under the Office of Workforce Development and spent nearly a decade working abroad with international nonprofits in Afghanistan, Switzerland, and Indonesia. Jenna serves on the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development and as a founding steering committee member of the Oklahoma Employment and Training Alliance. Throughout her career, Jenna has found great purpose in driving policies and programs that help others seize opportunities and reach their full potential. Jenna holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
As a senior community development advisor for Federal Reserve Bank, KC, Steve Shepelwich’s work centers on connecting workers with jobs, improving the quality of low-wage jobs, and helping institutions leverage the Community Reinvestment Act to support workforce development programs.
Steve has been in the community development field his entire career. He started in the Peace Corps in Kenya as a small business advisor and then worked with other organizations in the region for about six years. Before taking the position in the Kansas City Fed’s Oklahoma City Branch Office, he was in Washington, D.C., with a development organization and often partnered with Federal Reserve Board staff on projects.
A Texas native, he studied marketing as an undergrad at Texas A&M. During that time, he did a six-month internship with a rural development program in India, which sparked his interest in community development.
Steve lives in Norman, Oklahoma, with his wife and teenage son and daughter, along with a petting zoo: three dogs, two cats, two rabbits, two pigs, two goats and 10 chickens. He is active with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, part of a community disaster response team, and works closely with Goodwill Industries.