OFFICE OF PLANNING AND COORDINATION • STAFF
Danielle M. Dill, MPH - Program Manager
Danielle M. Dill, MPH, is the Program Manager for the Office of Planning and Coordination at the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth. In this position, she leads joint planning and service coordination efforts to improve the safety and well-being of children and youth throughout Oklahoma.
Danielle has worked in non-profit, higher education and public health for over 24 years. Prior to joining OCCY, Danielle served as the Program Manager for Office of Partner Engagement at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, building community partnerships, and mobilizing resources to improve health outcomes at the local and state level. She also served as the Director of Health and Fitness at the Wellness Center and adjunct instructor for the Department of Kinesiology & Health Studies at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Danielle received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Public Health from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Danielle is a graduate of Leadership Edmond Class XXVII, Oklahoma Educators Leadership Academy and Oklahoma Public Health Leadership Institute.
An advocate at heart, Danielle is guided by her core values of authenticity, creativity, teamwork, the equipping of others, and the building of legacies defined by voices heard and lives saved. Professional interests and efforts center on leadership development, community organization and planning, public policy and advocacy, and health and wellness. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching group fitness, outdoor recreational activities, sports, music, and spending time with family.
Ellen J. Lohrenz - Administrative Assistant
Ellen J. Lohrenz is the administrative assistant for the Office of Planning and Coordination for the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth. She joined the agency in 2020. Prior to her position with OCCY, she was employed by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections as an administrative assistant for the Records Department, Continental Resources, Incorporated in the Treasury Department as an Accountant I, and lastly at Emmanuel Baptist Church as an office assistant.
In her spare time, Ellen enjoys outdoor activities including gardening, hiking, exercise, reading, expressing herself through fiber arts, painting, refurbishing furniture, hanging out with her family, friends and traveling.
Adrienne Elder - Parent Partnership Board Coordinator
Adrienne Elder is the Coordinator for the OCCY Parent Partnership Board and has held this position since October 2020. Prior to her employment with the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, she has worked as a consultant with statewide nonprofits, foundations and state agencies on cross-sector and trauma-informed initiatives, like Handle With Care OK and promoting Family Resource Centers/Community Hope Centers. Adrienne is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a National Bridges Out of Poverty Trainer, a Certified Getting Ahead Program Facilitator, and co-author of Getting Ahead ACEs and PACEs Supplement: Addressing Trauma Through Building Trust and Resilience. She is a Core Team member of the National Trauma Campaign and on the Speakers & Trainers Bureau of the PACEs Connections Network.
Adrienne received a Master of Public Health from the George Washington University in 2004 and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Education from Rhodes College in 1999.
Mary Ellen Stockett, MD - Chief Child Abuse Examiner
Dr. Mary Stockett is the Chief Child Abuse Examiner for OCCY and has held this position since April 2021. Dr. Stockett assists OCCY in providing training and educational programs to various medical practitioners and OCCY stakeholders regarding child maltreatment identification and reporting. She serves as an active member of OCCY’s Board of Child Abuse Examiners as well as its State Child Death Review Board. In collaboration with OCCY and its partners, Dr. Stockett provides child maltreatment medical reviews and reports for child deaths that occur within Oklahoma.
Outside of OCCY, Dr. Stockett also serves as a Child Abuse Pediatrician and Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Stockett is board-certified in Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and providing clinical services to maltreated children in Florida and Oklahoma. She also serves as a faculty member of the Interdisciplinary Training Program that educates students about child maltreatment.