Safe, enriched, productive and connected. Linda A. Terrell’s life
goals have been to create environments embracing these qualities
whether in the life of a woman, man or child or the work place.
Terrell has been a local, state and national leader in the areas of
sexual violence, community/youth development, substance abuse
and child abuse prevention and treatment, injury prevention, traffic
safety, advocacy and health and wellness throughout her 30 year
non-profit career. She has led organizations as the Executive
Director for 18 of those 30 years.
Advocacy, passion and skilled non-profit management is the heart of
Terrell’s work as she utilizes her expertise to achieve results with
individuals, organizations and systems. Currently, Terrell serves as
the Executive Director of Educational Alternatives, also known as the
Oklahoma Regional Community Policing Institute where Terrell
empowers Oklahoma youth to drive free of distractions and trains law
enforcement, prosecutors, victim advocates and nurse examiners to
more effectively respond to sexual assault. Terrell also works as a
nonprofit consultant, an adjunct professor in Human Relations at OU
and a land and water fitness instructor.
Ms. Terrell received both her BA in Political Science and her MA in
Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. Terrell is married
to David Wilson enjoying a blended family of four daughters, a son
and three grandchildren.
Linda A. Terrell, MHR
Community Policing Institute
8915 South Olie Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73139