Jan Meyer Cockrell, American recreational therapist, educator. Certified therapeutic recreation specialist. Board directors Wabash Valley Senior Classics, Terre Haute, 1988—1991, 1993—1995, member advisory board, 1991—1993, 1996—1998; Member of Area Activity Professionals (chairperson since 1989), Central Indiana Directors Leisure Services since 1988, Indiana Park and Recreation Association.
Assistant director Girls Club, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1973-1974, executive director, 1974-1975. Youth director Young Women’s Christian Association, 1977-1979. Activity director Vermillion Convalescent Center, Clinton, 1979-1980, administrative assistant, 1980-1981.
Director leisure services Westminster Village, Terre Haute, since 1981. Instructor Indiana Vocational Technology College, Terre Haute, 1988—2000, Indiana State University, since 2000.