Sheri Wilensky Burke, President of Sheri Wilensky Burke Consulting LLC, has more than 30 years of experience working with national and community-based non-profit organizations. As a consultant and trainer, she offers a common-sense approach to volunteer engagement, breaking down complex issues into simpler, manageable parts to empower organizations to develop volunteer-based projects and volunteer leaders.
Prior to developing her own business, Burke was for 12 years the Director of Volunteer Management & Board Development for the American Lung Association National Headquarters, establishing strategic direction for the nationwide organization and providing consultation and training to ensure effective volunteer engagement and to strengthen board development. She has also worked for Volunteers of America’s Greater New York Branch, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s New York City Chapter.
Burke previously served as President of the New York Association for Volunteer Administration (NYAVA), of which she was a founding board member, and served on the board of the Association for Volunteer Administration (AVA).