Communications Specialist

Cheryl has been with the Center since the fall of 2011, and has the privilege of telling the story of the Center staff's good work by editing the Center's website, newsletter, Annual Report and multiple event calendars. She earned her BA in Cultural Studies at Burlington College in 1995, and received a Master's in Sustainable Leadership Systems through UVM's Rubenstein School in 2019. 

She brings diverse experiences in non-profit fund raising and communications, freelance writing, marketing and social media, and a long love affair with Vermont food. Currently, Cheryl serves as Extension's Staff Council representative, where she participates on the Compensation, Benefits & Budget Committee, chairs Extension's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, and serves as Extension's representative on the CALS Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

She lives, cooks, gardens and writes in Burlington with her two sons.

Cheryl Herrick

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Communication
  • Storytelling
  • Project Management


  • MS, Leadership for Sustainability, UVM Rubenstein School, '19
  • BA, Cultural Studies, Burlington College


  • 802-656-5459
Office Location:

Jeffords Building, Rm. 105

Office Hours:

By appointment.