Sheri Dunn Berry serves as the Director of Programs at Community Partners.  She has extensive experience within the complexities of urban environments and the nonprofit sector - around public policy, knowledge-sharing, and shaping organizational effectiveness -- is uniquely suited to her role as our director of programs. Sheri leads and oversees the success of the fiscal sponsorship program, coordinates our partnerships with grantmakers, and much more. She is the former executive director of the Los Angeles United Methodist Urban Foundation and previously served in policy and development positions at RCNO Training Center, Children Now and the Urban Strategies Council in Oakland, where she went on to become the executive director of the National Community Building Network. Sheri currently serves on the board of directors for PolicyLink and on the investment committee for the board of the California-Pacific United Methodist Foundation. She holds an undergraduate degree in public affairs from UC Berkeley and a Master's in public administration from USC.