Women & Politics invited all women school board trustee candidates to write a brief bio so that Londoners can get to know them better. We will be posting the answers as we receive them.
Sheri Polhill was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2006, representing London Wards 1, 11, 12 and 14. She serves on a number of Board Committees. Sheri is a lifetime member of the Thames Valley Homes and Schools and serves as the Trustee member of the Thames Valley Home and School executive..
Within her community, Sheri works extensively with adults with development disabilities providing support in the areas of life and social skill development. She is currently a Social Worker for the City of London, providing ongoing support to Londoners in need. Sheri is passionate about providing mental health supports for Londoners and students of Thames Valley
Educated from Junior Kindergarten to University in Thames Valley, Sheri graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Degree in Psychology. She has two children currently being educated within Thames Valley schools.
Sheri brings a unique perspective to the board through her Social Work background and advocates for student mental wellness and our Special Education programs. Sheri prides herself on her constituent work and advocacy for the families of the board.
With the Voters support Sheri would like to work the next 4 year term seeing the High school innovation projects develop and further support real world learning in our secondary schools.