Sheryl has been Executive Director with FSN Southeastern since 1999 and has over 25 years experience directing non-profit organizations working with adults and children with special needs. Sheryl holds a BFA from Bowling Green State University, graduate hours in special education and public administration from Ohio State University and Ohio University. She has earned a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University and completed certification in School Mental Health. In 2000, she completed training as a Mediator for North Carolina Early Intervention. She began her career in developmental disabilities as a full time tutor in Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders. Sheryl and her husband Mark have five children between them (now all adults) and have fostered eight children. Sheryl had a NICU experience with her first born child.