Practice & Policy Lecture Series
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet:

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions


Picture of Gayle Farley Gayle Farley 


Gayle Farley has over 25 years experience in the nonprofit sector that includes fund and program development and management, leadership positions as executive director, serving as board director/trustee and volunteer.  Her experience has been versatile in the fields of education, arts and humanities, community development and philanthropy. 

Gayle currently serves as manager of the Charitable Organization Endowment Fund program for the Oklahoma City Community Foundation which involves over 300 central Oklahoma nonprofit organizations in building permanent endowment. Fund development services and technical assistance in organizational management, board development and fundraising comprise a portion of her responsibilities.  

Gayle received a B.S. degree in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma with continuing graduate hours in psychology and education administration.  Extensive continuing education in nonprofit organizational management, fundraising and development, strategic planning and board development keeps her current in evolving trends and practices in the industry.

Last Updated: June 18, 2015
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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