Board of Education Votes to Approve Hire of New General Counsel for OKCPS
The Board of Education voted Monday night to approve the hire of Jessica Sherrill as the district's General Counsel. Ms. Sherrill will begin on September 4, 2018.
Jessica Sherrill has served as Director of Unemployment and Staff Attorney within the legal team of the Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) since 2008. She graduated in 2006 from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
Ms. Sherrill is currently Rotary District 5750 Governor, one of 540 in the world, and is a proud member of OKC Midtown Rotary.
She is a member and Past President of the Oklahoma School Board Attorneys Association and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, National Council of School Attorneys, and the National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appellate Professionals. Ms. Sherrill is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City's LOYAL Class III. She has enjoyed volunteering at various OKCPS schools through Junior Achievement over the years and working closely with the OKCPS Human Resources department on unemployment matters.