Senior Human Services Policy Specialist
Cansler Collaborative Resources
Sherry recently retired as Deputy Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
With more than 31 years of experience in the human services field, she has 16 years of experience leading programs including child welfare services, aging and adult services, TANF, SNAP, Child Support, Child Care, Refugee Services, Community Action, Vocational Rehabilitation, Services for the Blind, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and other supportive services.
Prior to joining state government, she held leadership positions in county agencies. NC is 100 counties strong and she spent her first 15 years of service in leadership roles in 4 of those counties (Greene, Beaufort, Craven and Cumberland).
Sherry continues to work as a Senior Consultant with Cansler Collaborative Resources using her knowledge and expertise to assist programs throughout the state working to improve the lives of families and children.