About Sherry Miller Brown

How long have you lived in Carrick?

I have lived in Carrick my entire life. I am the 4th generation of a family that has lived in Carrick for 6 generations. I attended St. Basil’s grade school and high school and I am a lifetime member of St. Basil’s Parish (Holy Apostles.)

What do you like most about Carrick?

I like the cultural diversity and the strong sense of community represented by these groups: Friends of Carrick Library, Friends of Phillip’s Park, Carrick Youth Athletic Association, Carrick-Overbrook Historical Society, Carrick Businessmen Association, etc.

Why did you want to be on the Carrick Community Council Board of Directors?

I welcome the opportunity to vigorously support and help the different Carrick Communities grow and prosper.

What professional, leadership, community involvement, or board experience have you had?

I am the founder and retired Director of the McCarl Nontraditional Student Success Center at the University of Pittsburgh where I continue to teach Public Service courses in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. I also serve as the Vice President of the Board Of Directors of Pittsburgh Action Housing as well as, the President Of Carrick Community Council.

What part of the CCC Strategic Plan most interests you?

Capacity Development.

(updated 2/6/2020)