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Annette Wisk Jacobi has dedicated her career to improving the lives of Oklahoma’s children and families. Since December of 2017, she has had the privilege of serving as the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth (OCCY) Executive Director. Prior to her work with OCCY, she spent over 20 years working within public health’s child abuse prevention arena and before that, she worked for the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy. She started in this line of work after receiving her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Law as well as certification from the University of Oklahoma Center on Child Abuse and Neglect’s Interdisciplinary Training Program. Before law school, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a minor in Family Relations/Child Development from Oklahoma State University.
Outside of her day-to-day role with OCCY, Ms. Jacobi serves as a member of the federal Quality Improvement Center for Domestic Violence and Child Welfare National Advisory Committee, as Board Treasurer for the National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds, as a Master in the William J. Holloway Inn of Court, and Chairperson of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness Board. She has been the recipient of the Empowering Adults-Protecting Children Government in Action Award, the Oklahoma Bar Association Trailblazer Award, the Oklahoma Lawyers for Children Buddy Faye Foster Service Award, and the Exceptional Merit Award presented by the Oklahoma Public Health Association.
Ms. Jacobi lives in Oklahoma City with her “Colorado Buffalo” husband Steven. She and Steven spend their time perfecting the art of empty nesting while bragging about their “Jayhawk” daughter Gabrielle and “Johnnie” son Jack.