A native of Mississippi, Sherri Griggs graduated with a Science degree in Medical Records and brings years of experience to the organization ranging from records management, successful fundraising campaigns for local charities, and animal welfare. She has a diverse background in areas that include law enforcement, the hospitality industry, the arts, and historical reenacting. She is an advocate for Humane Education and earned certification in 2009 as a Humane Education Specialist through Humane Society University, an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States. Prior to joining Partnering for Pets in 2008, Griggs volunteered for many years with a local rescue group taking care of and fostering cats, office duties and fundraising. She functions as the Director of Cat Operations and operates out of the PetSmart center in Broken Arrow.
Sherri and her husband, Bill, are frequent sponsors of local organizations including the Tulsa Boys’ Home, where Bill serves on the board of directors, the Tulsa Zoo, Oklahoma Alliance for Animals, Street Cats, Meals on Wheels and other charity groups. She is a member of Hula Halau o Leilani and loves the spirit of hula and Hawaiian music. She enjoys spending time with Bill, watching the horse races, and loving her rescued kitties Pletcher, Chicklet, Nemo and Hershel.