Member At Large
Member Institution: College of DuPage
Sheri grew up on the south side of Chicago and attended Northern Illinois University for a BA in Psychology and an MSEd in Counseling. A military spouse herself, Sheri has worked with veterans and military families for over a decade. In addition to higher education, she has served veterans and their spouses in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings and she continues to advocate for better care while breaking down barriers and speaking out against stigma in the military community.
Sheri is currently the Manager of Veterans Services at the College of DuPage, and is also the Northern Region Director at Student Veterans of America—Illinois, a nonprofit that rallies, equips, and empowers student veterans and student veteran organizations to maximize their potential as strategic assets through academic advancement, leadership development, career progression and civic engagement.
Sheri lives in Chicago with her husband of 15 years, an Army Veteran, their three children and two dogs.