Jan Figart is the Associate Director and Senior Planner in Maternal and Child Health at the Community Service Council. This role includes the development of community collaboratives, staff support for coalitions, program development, grant writing, program evaluation and analysis of community trends.
Ms. Figart’s career of 40 years includes an Associate Degree from Tulsa Community College, a bachelor degree from Langston University, a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma, and a doctorate from the University of Phoenix in health administration. Her focus has always been nursing. However, homogenous her education goals, she has had diverse opportunities in her career as educator at Rogers State University and the University of Phoenix, administrator with Northeast Oklahoma Area Health Education Center and the Margaret Hudson Program and finally, as analyst and advocate with the Community Service Council.
In the last 15 years, Ms. Figart has focused her energies on children’s issues in the Tulsa community. She has provided leadership to the Tulsa Healthy Start Initiative, early childhood initiatives and services for the uninsured.
Ms. Figart’s accomplishments have been acknowledged by Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Delta Chapter with a Nursing Leadership Award; Tulsa Community College with a Best of TCC Alumni Award; University of Phoenix with the Faculty of the Year Award; Oklahoma Nurses Association, Nursing Impact on Public Policy Award; and the American Red Cross with a Humanitarian Award.