Cheri has worked in the public service and not for profit sectors for over 30 years.
She has a long and accomplished history of working in communities supporting whānau/iwi in developing their goals and aspirations.
Cheri is a member of the Family Works Senior Management Team, using her business skills and Māori world views to influence and design effective service delivery models.
She leads the Māori caucus group, He Korowai Ratonga Māori Ratonga Whānau, and represents Family Works Central on the national Presbyterian Support New Zealand Te Roopu Pa Harakeke Cultural Advisors group.
Cheri was co-opted on the Board 5 years ago and brings diversity to the Governance.