Born, raised and educated in Los Angeles, Sherri Lee-Lewis received two Bachelor of Arts degrees simultaneously from the University of Southern California and a Master’s degree from California State University, Los Angeles.

While a graduate student and Human Resources professional in the private sector, Sherri realized that working in an educational environment appealed to her desire to work within an organization that provides access and possibilities. Thus, Sherri began her career at Santa Monica College in 1990 as a Personnel Specialist, a classified staff position, and has promoted throughout the years to her current position, Dean, Human Resources.

As an experienced HR Generalist, Sherri’s responsibilities include spearheading the faculty and administrator recruitment efforts, overseeing benefits and the overall human resources operation.