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Jeanean yanish jones

Rotary Club of Oklahoma City


Jeanean Yanish Jones is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City. Her Rotary background includes serving as President of the Rotary Club of Edmond in 2016-2017, as past secretary of the Rotary Club of Edmond, and as Community Service Chair. She is a Paul Harris Fellow and has served Rotary District 5750 as its District Membership Co-chair and as Assistant District Governor.  Jeanean is excited to be serving as the Rotary District Governor for 2023-24.

Her past successes in leadership, fundraising, and strategic planning as a non-profit professional include work with the Salvation Army, American Heart Association, Oklahoma Christian School, and Green Shoe Foundation.  Jeanean was selected as the Journal Record’s 2020 & 2022 Healthcare Hero, a finalist in the Edmond Chamber’s 2017 Woman of the Year recognition, and the Journal Record’s 2018 & 2021 Woman of the Year’s Woman Making a Difference recipient.  

Currently, Jeanean leads the Health Alliance for the Uninsured. Driven by a passion for helping those in need, her tireless efforts at HAU have provided a connection for the uninsured to free medical care, physician specialty services, healthcare services navigation, and over $3.5 million in medication assistance annually providing resources and training for more than 90 free and charitable clinics in Oklahoma. 

Through her doctoral work, she is the creator and founder of the Live Love Laugh Leadership Curriculum and Podcast, a program that focuses on the whole person – in a mind, body, and spirit health and leadership integration.  

She has expertise in turning visions into reality by serving people and giving back to her community.  Jeanean serves on the Oklahoma Charitable Clinic Association's board as the statewide chairman; the MyHealth Board of Directors; and as an agency director with the United Way of Central Oklahoma.

Jeanean is committed to Rotary’s mission of providing service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders and our vision that together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

Jeanean is married to Jere Jones, Northwest OKC Rotarian, has two stepchildren and three fur babies!