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Sherry Stock

sherry@sherrystock.com    www.sherrystock.com



Senior level and Board of Director experience in international, state and local nonprofits, for profit accounting and computer businesses, higher education, research and community-based organizations.  Excellent skills in start-up innovation, and problem solving, multitasking, mission driven, detail oriented, and results/outcome oriented, self-directed, organized and flexible, a team player.


•Large Event Planning


•Financial Management

•Conference & Event Coordination

•Full Charge Accounting

•Project Management

•Desktop Publishing

•Database Management

•Policy Development

•Community Relations

•Statistical Analysis & Interpretation

•Business Development

•Marketing Strategies

•Public & Media Relations

•Strategic Alliances

•Grant Writing

•Print and Web Design

•Research & Survey Design

•Fund Raising


•Technical Expertise

•Personnel Management

•Promotional Materials

•Implementation of Programs/

•Software Expertise

•Direct Marketing

  Projects in Complex Systems

Masters in Science, Portland State University, 2001 (Sociology, International Social Gerontology)
Masters Gerontology Certificate, Portland State University, Institute on Aging 2001 (Research, Community, Nonprofit)
ABD, Portland State University, Systems Science PhD Program 1998 (Systems Science, Social Epidemiology, Chaos  Theory)
BA, California State University Long Beach, Cum Laude 1994 (Social Epidemiology, Health Science, Biostatistics)
Leadership Conference and Training, Brain Injury Association of America, 2002 & 2003
Certificate - Web Design - Coursework and training



Executive Director Brain Injury Association of Oregon 2002-Present
President: Wayne Eklund                 503-413-7707

Executive Director: training and outreach, recruitment and retention of membership, grant writing and fundraising development, publication of newsletter and all marketing materials, state, local and national governmental affairs, community outreach, fiscal oversight, extensive travel throughout oregon and nationally representing biaor.Conference-event coordinator/director: all phases from initial site visit/selection, program planning, identified/recruited speakers, sponsors/partners to offset event costs/responsibilities, attendees among the Medical/professional/BIA/BI communities throughout the Pacific Northwest states; budget creation/preparation; Webmaster-interactive conference website; negotiated/managed event contracts; reviewed need for special events permits; coordinated ADA needs/compliance; desktop publishing: maintained of events calendar; designed/created hard copy flyers, press releases, program and other publications; attended conferences promoting and representing the conference and BIAOR; trained and supervised staff and volunteers; coordinated work plan projects with the Program Committee/citizen advisory groups, state and local agencies; developed, strengthened, and maintained relationships with individuals in key community, business, and political positions. Conference came in under budget making a profit.

Chief Operations Officer  2003-present
Wayne Eklund, RN             
503-363-7096                         wayne@wayneeklund.com

Assist in life care planning, case management and review,  research, accounting, web maintenance, marketing, customer relations.

Grant Reviewer, LCG, Inc., a consulting and technology services firm 2002-present

Review grant proposals for the government, nonprofit, and private sector customers, including: evaluate and apply criteria related to program requirements; read and analyze applications (i.e., for strengths and weaknesses); write clearly, accurately, and concisely; communicate effectively; contribute to an effective group process (i.e., able to be cooperative, constructive, and flexible)

Independent Consultant/Webmaster                Unique Customs WebWorks  2000-present

Design, develop, maintain websites, examples available at:         http://www.sherrystock.com; http://www.gtftbi.org; http://www.sherrystock.com/conf2003/about.htm;  http://www.albertrabil.com; http://www.stocktinting.com; http://www.lakeforestlimousines.com. 

Project Coordinator  Governor's Task Force on Traumatic Brain Injury 2001-2002

Webmaster: interactive website. Coordinated 16 member Task Force: coordinated meetings, evaluated and coordinated work on assigned projects, prioritized work, managed Task Force calendar, developed Task Force procedures, sought out unique sources of government funding, developed budgets for proposed legislation, drafted legislation.  Conducted research,  created multiple surveys both for mailing and online interactive website, analyzed the data including coordination of data collection efforts that incorporated complex data design, analyses, and interpretation, utilizing advanced analytical techniques, concepts and methodologies, which ensured a high quality of data for final reports, ad hoc queries and analyses of CDC data and vital statistics data; created presentations of the data.

National Director – The Society for Values in Higher Education- 1996 to 2001

Director and chief administrator in charge of all financial operations, budget preparation, financial analysis and reporting to Board of Directors, full charge accounting including Federal grant reports, financial functions: established and maintained the organization's accounting principles, practices, and procedures, accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, and treasury; international database creation/management, event director/coordinator, national and regional events, contract negotiations, directing day-to-day operations, implemented/ administered all policies/procedures, hired, trained, supervised staff/volunteers, interactive website developed for coursework; implemented/reported statistical data research; grant writing, fundraising, recruitment, computer and information technology, webmaster-design, develop, maintain websites, desktop publishing, board development/support, customer support, and evaluating programs/services. 


National Director of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer -Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal-     1998 to 2001

Served as business director in collaboration with the University of Tennessee Knoxville Soundings Editorial office to publish the quarterly journal including financial management, contract negotiations, computer and information technology, desktop publishing, customer/vender support, international database creation/management, and board development/support, webmaster-designed, developed, maintained initial website.



Seminars: August 1998: Chaos Theory and Medicine; August 2001: International Issues in Higher Education,   Annual Meeting of the Society for Values in Higher Education. Winter 1995: Led didactic seminar on Theories of Chaos and Complexity, Portland State University.   Summer Sessions 1996, 1995: Sociology courses in Social Institutions and Social Change, Graduate Teaching Assistant: Aging, Survey Research, Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences, Portland State University.


• Advanced proficiency with numerous software applications (Microsoft, Adobe, Amipro, Macromedia, etc.), electronic communications, database, spreadsheet, graphics, presentation, accounting and statistical programs (SPSS/SAS), word-processing, HTML/web design software, modeling software (Stella, Arena, Extend), project programs (MS Project), extensive mainframe experience (Unix, Easy Trieve).  Extensive experience with secondary data sources.

• Advanced technical expertise with computer hardware: initial design/implementation of single user/network systems, development, upgrading, troubleshooting, information technology.



• 2002 – Present, Brain Injury Association of Oregon, Statewide Community- based social service non-profit, create newsletter, publish to the web, database: create and maintain, event/conference coordinator for 2003 annual conference.

• 1994 to Present, Store to Door, Community - based social service non-profit, Board of Directors; Executive Committee; Secretary; past-Vice President; Chair, Development Committee; past Chair, Volunteer Committee.  Senior/disabled independence advocacy issues, weekly order taker volunteer.

• 2002 to Present, Multnomah County In-Home Service Advisory Committee, a committee composed of advocates/consumers of in-home services, in-home services agency representatives such as community non-profits serving elderly and disabled and county staff from the Aging side of Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services.

• 1996 to Present, active member of American Association of University Professors.

• 1991 to Present, active member of American Public Health Association, Epidemiology Section.



Keynote speaker, interactive interviews, multimedia presentations in both public and academic forums on topics including: Teen Mental Health Issues; Older Adults, Health, and Family; Hispanic Elderly Health and Life; Multiple Sclerosis and Natural Inhibitors; Hispanic Elderly Health and Well-Being; Issues in Higher Education.


• Stock, Sherry, and Friis, Robert (2003).  “Natural Disasters and Stress.” Journal of Social Epidemiology, in process.

Headliner, Newsletter for the Brain Injury Association of Oregon, Editor and contributor.  Quarterly.  2002-Present.

Society for Values in Higher Education Newsletter, Editor and contributor. Quarterly. 1996-2001.

Aging and the Extended Family in Egypt and Ghana: A Comparative Case Study, Portland State University Press (2001).

• Stock, Sherry, and Friis, Robert (1998).  “Teen Mental Health.”  In: Health Promotion for Teens, edited by A. Henderson, S. Chaplin, and W. Evashwick.  Sage Publications, CA.

• Stock, Sherry, and Kaiser, Marvin (1998). The Fourth Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of the International Plan of Action on Aging, published in eight languages by the United Nations Press.

Epidemiology for Public Health Practice, Dr. Robert Friis, cited in textbook, actively involved in initial development and editing (1996). 

Computer Applications Using Lotus 1-2-3 and Computer Applications Using Excel, Professor Roger Gee, cited in the Prentice Hall published textbooks, instrumental in initial development and editing (1992).