OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 18, 2021) — Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County (BGCOKC) is welcoming Jason Brown, Deputy Superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) to the board of directors.
Brown brings more than 25 years of experience in public education to the BGCOKC board. He has been described as a “transformational leader” during an educational career which has included stints as high school principal and deputy superintendent in several OKC metro school districts. He joined OKCPS in 2019.
“Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County plays a vital role in shaping our students, giving them the tools to succeed in life, and I consider it a great honor to join the board of directors,” he said.
Brown is a recent graduate of the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s Board Serve program, which prepares young Oklahoma City leaders to serve on nonprofit boards.
“Jason Brown is a strong leader in OKCPS and we are very pleased to add him to our board of directors, further strengthening our partnership with the district,” said BGCOKC President & CEO Teena Belcik.
BGCOKC operates 12 Club locations in the OKC metro area, providing youth ages 5-18 with after school and out of school enrichment programming in a safe, fun environment.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County is a member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and a proud partner agency of United Way of Central Oklahoma. BGCOKC’s mission is “to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.” BGCOKC offers evidence-based national programs in the areas of academics, the arts, college and career planning, athletics, health and nutrition, anti-bullying, drug and alcohol prevention, inclusion and diversity, and leadership. These programs contribute toward achieving our three Priority Outcomes of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Strong Character & Citizenship. For additional information, please visit www.bgcokc.org.