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Joy Jenkins

Joy Jenkins serves as senior editor for TulsaPeople Magazine, the city magazine in Tulsa, Okla. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree in mass communications/media management from Oklahoma State University. She lives in Broken Arrow, Okla., with her husband, Hank, a youth minister and seminary student.

The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra has succeeded where its predecessor failed, in part because leaders created a new model for the organization. Some of the keys to its success are self-governance, community engagement and transparency.

The leaders of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra created a thriving organization in their community by re-imagining the traditional model. They offer lessons that could apply to any community organization.

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