Catherine Cutler Institute

Sheri Foster

Project Assistant: Justice Policy and Children, Youth, and Families Program

Office Location

332J Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus




Sheri Foster is a Project Assistant at the Cutler Institute. Sheri has several years of experience as a meeting planner and logistical coordinator for several events including the Maine Victim Assistance Academy (formerly the Maine/New Hampshire Victim Assistance Academy) and the Tri-State Consortium, and project web designer at Cutler. Her design expertise serves a key role in substantially enhancing the quality of Statistical Analysis Center reports and presentations. In addition, Sheri maintains and designs Justice Policy websites. A skilled contract negotiator, Sheri helps projects stay within budget.

In addition to her work with Justice Policy staff, Sheri has been involved with the Portland Empowered Project since 2014, supporting many wonderful, selfless staff and occasionally mentoring and guiding students.

Outside of work, Sheri loves to spend time with friends and family, hosting and coordinating fun, particularly with her three beautiful grandchildren.

Areas of Expertise

  • Meeting planning and event coordination
  • Website design and maintenance
  • Report and presentation layout
  • Student mentoring
  • Financial coordination
  • Contract negotiation