Awards Day / Incoming District 5750 Governor Jeanean Yanish
With more than 25 years of professional, visionary, enthusiastic, relational and results-oriented nonprofit leadership, Jeanean Yanish, PhD-candidate at UCO and Swansea University in the UK, leads the Health Alliance for the Uninsured with a passion for helping those in need providing more than 3,000 physician specialist services and $3.5 million of medication assistance annually for more than 15 free and charitable clinics in Central Oklahoma. Through her doctorate work, she is the founder of the Live Love Laugh Leadership International Conference and Speaker program focused on whole person – mind, body and spirit health and leadership integration.
Her past expertise in leadership, fundraising and strategic planning as a non-profit professional includes the Green Shoe Foundation, Oklahoma Christian School and The Salvation Army. Jeanean was selected as the Journal Record’s Healthcare Hero Recipient, Edmond Chamber’s 2017 Woman of the Year finalist and the Journal Record’s 2018 Woman of the Year’s Woman Making a Difference recipient. Jeanean has deep expertise in turning visions into successes by serving people and giving back to her community. Jeanean served on the boards with Rotary International, the Oklahoma Charitable Clinic Association statewide chairman and as an agency director with the United Way of Central Oklahoma.