Joined the SCS Board of Directors in June 2022
Sheri Mayhew is a persevering, personable, and community-based leader in the fields of mental health and education. She currently holds the position of Associate Program Director at City University in Canada, while also serving as the Eastern Ontario Resource Center Director at Huntington Society of Canada. Sheri’s unwavering passion to assist others serves as her daily motivation, and she finds joy in spending time with family, friends and her dog!
In the realm of education, Sheri is a lifelong learner who has attained her Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership. Her thesis defense showcased her expertise in developing an enhanced case management service delivery model for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.
With over 20 years of experience in progressively senior leadership roles across non-profit, hospital, municipal, and education sectors, Sheri has honed her skills as a participative, servant, and transformational leader. Her teaching style, leadership approach, and support for individuals with neurocognitive disorders are all rooted in a strengths-based philosophy.
Sheri’s career path includes notable positions such as Behavioural Rehabilitation Therapist in the Acquired Brain Injury Program and Front-line Case Manager at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in Ottawa. She went on to become the Program Manager of the Dual Diagnosis Program at CMHA, as well as the inpatient/outpatient Coordinator of the Dual Diagnosis Programs at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London. Sheri’s leadership expertise extended further into Strategic Management within Social Services at the City of London.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Sheri is an active community volunteer. She held the position of Vice Chair on the Board of Directors at Learning Disabilities Association – London Region. Her future involves active board involvement in ConnexOntario. Her in-depth understanding of legislation, regulations, and continuous improvement processes is delivered with unwavering integrity, authenticity, and fervor. Sheri remains committed to applying her skills, knowledge, and education to support vulnerable populations within her community. She is excited to be on the board of SCS and looks forward to working with this team.