Sheryl has spent much of her time as a scientific and medical laboratory professional working in the areas of environmental monitoring, food analyses, and health care. She is a graduate of Cornell College, Mt Vernon, Iowa, and Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin. Her parents were educators at both the secondary and university levels and taught her the value of education for all cultures. In addition, she has also been an active volunteer in Colorado at the Red Cross, Respite Care, and at organizations that have an impact on Colorado students at all levels. She believes that education is something that must be available to all.
“Educational opportunities for all is the fabric of this country and it is our competitive advantage in an ever more competitive world.”