Education Programs Officer
What Sherri does at PBAF:
Sherri strives to provide best-in-class service for all things scholarship related. She manages a portfolio of scholarship funds with the goal of connecting donors’ wishes to area students’ higher education aspirations. She oversees the annual scholarship application and selection process. Sherri is always ready to discuss how scholarships are an excellent way to give back to our community while also developing philanthropic importance in the hearts of our recipients.
What Sherri did before PBAF:
Previous to starting at the Foundation in February 2017, Sherri worked as a high school counselor at a local high school. Her work experience includes working with elementary to college age students. If you ask her what she loves most about her recipients, she will tell you, “Even though our recipients are young adults, they are still kids at heart who need patience, guidance and lots of reminders!”
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Master of Arts in Education-Counseling
Bachelor of Arts in History
Favorite place in West Texas:
Her favorite spot in West Texas is her home. It is full of her favorite things: husband, kids, pets and laughter!
Who inspires Sherri?
Mother Teresa is an inspiration because she truly lived with a servant’s heart. She cultivated patience, kindness, and love for all walks of life. Mother Teresa, no matter what her accomplishments, always remained a humble person.