The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma is pleased to announce Jill Harrison has been named executive director. Winkler will be assisting the organization with a number of tasks including event planning, fund raising, publicity/awareness, advocacy and general office management.

Winkler received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in sociology from the University of Oklahoma in 2003. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2009 with a master’s degree in business administration.

Winkler most recently served as the manager of business development and client services for GableGotwals law firm. She has previous non-profit experience with KISS Institute for Practical Robotics in Norman, Okla.