Cheryl’s background is in pediatric clinical research – working with Scott and White Hospital, Texas A&M School of Medicine and the National Institutes for Health. She has a Bachelors in Science Degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in sociology. As a Fort Bragg contractor who supports the Army Community Service and the Family Advocacy Program, she has worked with active duty service members and their families for seven years as a Child Advocate Instructor and a New Parent Support Program Family Specialist.
In 2008, Cheryle received the Jefferson Award for Public Service, with an address from George H. Bush, for volunteering her time teaching self-defense to women and children. She is also a yoga instructor who volunteers within the Army Volunteer Corps.